AWS Mobile Hub

AWS Mobile Hub: the fastest way to build mobile apps on AWS This morning at re:Invent 2015 in Vegas, Werner Vogels announced the launch of a new service for mobile developers: AWS Mobile Hub. During the last year AWS has announced and released many services to ease the management of mobile application, ranging from data synchronization (AWS Cognito),..

AWS re:Invent 2015: real-world smart applications with Amazon Machine Learning

How to apply Machine Learning to social media to make your customers happy At his AWS re:Invent presentation, Alex Ingerman – technical product manager at AWS – went through the design and implementation of a real-world end-to-end application to transform a high-volume social stream into actionable support requests for your customer support team. The idea is that social networks like Twitter generate..

AWS re:Invent 2015 Keynote – Day Two

There were plenty of notable announcements at AWS re:Invent’s second official keynote address. This one was led by Werner Vogels. Here’s a quick recap: Amazon Kinesis Analytics: powerful SQL-based analytics for streaming data (available next year). Amazon EC2 Container Registry: a fully-managed and secure repository for container images (available later this year). New instance types: X1 (featuring..

AWS re:Invent 2015 – Netflix and AWS

How does Netflix operate on AWS? Netflix has been on AWS since a devastating fire destroyed their own datacenter in 2010. By 2015, their Cloud migration was complete and, thanks to AWS, the scale they have achieved has been outstanding. Josh Evans – Director of Operations Engineering at Netflix described the Netflix’s microservices architecture as a living..

AWS re:Invent Keynote

  New AWS services and features announcements During the first official keynote of AWS re:Invent 2015, lead by Andy Jassy, seven new services have been announced: Amazon QuickSight: a business intelligence service designed to help anyone get real value from their data by reducing the complexity of traditional BI tools. Amazon Kinesis Firehose: a service..

Azure Machine Learning: simplified predictive analytics

Azure Machine Learning: a cloud-based predictive analytics service Last week I wrote about using AWS’s Machine Learning tool to built your models from an open dataset. Since then, feeling I needed more control over what happens under the hood – in particular as far as which kind of models are trained and evaluated – I..

BigML: Machine Learning made easy

BigML offers a managed platform to build and share your datasets and models Machine Learning as a Service (MLaaS) has become a real thing in the Cloud market and BigML‘s mission is simple and clear: making Machine Learning easy, beautiful and understandable for everybody. I would say that BigML offers something much closer to Software..