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AWS Announces Water Positive Commitment by 2030

Nov. 28, 2022 — LAS VEGAS– Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced it will be water positive (water+) by 2030, returning more water to communities than it uses in its direct operations. The company also announced its 2021 global water use efficiency (WUE) metric of 0.25 […]

Agnostiq Announces Covalent Support for HPC on AWS

TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2022 — Agnostiq, Inc., a Toronto-based high-performance computing (HPC) startup, today announced a new release of its open-source workflow orchestration platform, Covalent, which now supports Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) resources such as AWS Lambda, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Batch, and more. Covalent is […]

Manage and Deploy PLM and CAD Applications on Amazon Web Services

Computer-aided drawing (CAD) and product lifecycle management (PLM) applications are relied upon by organizations that specialize in product design and development. However, as product design evolves, legacy on-premises PLM solutions are becoming increasingly inadequate, lacking the versatility, scalability, and resources to keep pace with the increasing demands these applications require. Learn how the HCL 1PLMCloud […]

AWS and Start-up TidalScale: Scaling Up in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services said in a blog post today that in partnership with start-up TidalScale it has taken on the problem of scaling up on the AWS cloud platform. The result of joint work between the two companies means AWS users “can now aggregate the CPUs, memory, network, interrupts, and storage of multiple AWS bare […]

Ansys Announces Ansys Gateway on AWS

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 31, 2022 — Today Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) announced the availability of Ansys Gateway powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), which allows customers to use Ansys products in one workspace on AWS – designed to simplify access to scalable engineering solutions. Ansys Gateway powered by AWS is available in AWS Marketplace and makes it possible for […]

AWS Announces GA of EC2 Trn1 Instances for ML Model Training 

SEATTLE — Oct. 10, 2022 — Amazon Web Services today announced the general availability of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Trn1 instances powered by AWS-designed Trainium chips. Trn1 instances are built for high-performance training of machine learning models in the cloud. AWS said the offering saves up to 50 percent cost-to-train savings over comparable […]

@HPCpodcast: AWS, Sun, eBay, Netflix (and Others) Vet Adrian Cockcroft Talks Cloud HPC-AI and the Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative

In our converesation with Adrian Cockcroft, we start with Netflix’s move to the cloud, a significant event that helped put cloud computing on the map. Then it’s on to Environment, Sustainability, and Governance (ESG), Formula-1 racing, and cloud configurations and interconnects for HPC and AI workloads. And we talk about accessing the Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative (ASDI) and its petabytes of data, including weather observations, ocean temperatures, climate projection data and satellite imagery, used by researchers and scientists….

AWS Launches GA of Private 5G — Though it’s 4G for Now

Having previewed its Private 5G offering last November, Amazon Web Services has announced the general availability of the  managed service designed “to help enterprises set up and scale private mobile networks in their facilities in days instead of months,” according to the company. However, in a blog discussing the new offering AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff […]

AWS Launches Center for Quantum Networking

June 21, 2022 — Amazon Web Services today announced the AWS Center for Quantum Networking (CQN), whose mission is to address scientific and engineering challenges and to develop new hardware, software, and applications for quantum networks. AWS said CQN will complement the quantum science and engineering efforts underway at the AWS Center for Quantum Computing and […]

LLNL and Amazon Web Services Team on Standardized HPC Software Stack

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have signed a memorandum of understanding to define the role of leadership-class high performance computing (HPC) “in a future where cloud HPC is ubiquitous,” the two organizations said. LLNL and AWS said they will explore software and hardware solutions spanning cloud and on-premises HPC environments, with the […]