Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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The Pentagon Cancels Its Controversial $10B JEDI Cloud RFP to Re-Issue It as a Multi-Cloud Proposal

Almost six months into President Joe Biden's first term as president, the administration and the Pentagon have cancelled the controversial $10 billion JEDI cloud modernization contract that was previously ...Full Article

What Bezos Leaving as CEO Means for Amazon and AWS

As Jeff Bezos prepares to give up Amazon’s CEO seat to become the company’s executive chair in the third quarter of 2021, the big question now being asked is ...Full Article

Improving Chaos Engineering in the Cloud with AWS Fault Injection Simulator

AWS re:Invent 2020—For a long time, it has been serious challenge for IT teams to adequately stress-test cloud applications to find and fix their weaknesses, especially at scale. But ...Full Article

AWS-Designed Inferentia Chips Boost Alexa Performance

Almost two years after unveiling its Inferentia high-performance machine learning inference chips, Amazon has almost completed a migration of the bulk of its Alexa text-to-speech ML inference workloads to ...Full Article

Toyota and AWS Team Up to Enable a Smarter Future for Cars

Cars are getting smarter, and it’s not just Tesla at the wheel. Vehicles are increasingly connected to the cloud, allowing manufacturers to streamline smarter contextual and internet-driven services. Now, ...Full Article

Cloud Revenue Growth at 50% Clip, Top 4 Providers Extend Dominance

Public cloud market growth is a steamroller on steroids. It’s also an industry that, if not winner-take-all, is increasingly dominated by the top quartet of service providers. Second quarter ...Full Article

Healthcare Shift to the Cloud Quickens

Among the emerging use cases for cloud and other IT platforms is the digitization of health records, an application with strict regulatory guidelines but a crying need for modernization ...Full Article

AWS Back in Business, but Enterprises Can Learn from Outage

Amazon Web Services appears to have recovered from an outage that disrupted customers including Tinder, Netflix, and IMDb on Sunday. And while the service's disruption should not dissuade businesses ...Full Article

Spy Tools Come to the Cloud

Cloud computing is increasingly being used for intelligence-gathering and "threat analysis" as government vendors like Amazon Web Services join forces with analytics outfits that are meshing cognitive computing and ...Full Article
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