• Season 1 finale of Envision: A time for digital optimism

    Season 1 finale of Envision: A time for digital optimism0

    It’s a wrap on Season 1 of Envision. We finished the online series with a sense of optimism and an eye toward the future. This past year has been a proving ground for so many organizations to test their digital transformation progress, to become more agile and resilient, and to reimagine their business for the…

  • Racial Equity Initiative: A year of progress on our commitments

    Racial Equity Initiative: A year of progress on our commitments0

    It has been one year since we outlined a set of actions and commitments our company would take over the next five years to address racial injustice. These commitments stem from a belief that the work we must do as individuals and as an organization toward justice and equity is urgent and requires intention and sustained…

  • Prime Day 2021 – Two Chart-Topping Days0

    In what has now become an annual tradition (check out my 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2020 posts for a look back), I am happy to share some of the metrics from this year’s Prime Day and to tell you how AWS helped to make it happen. This year I bought all sorts of useful goodies

  • Planetary-Scale Computing – 9.95 PFLOPS & Position 40 on the TOP500 List0

    Weather forecasting, genome sequencing, geoanalytics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and other types of high-performance computing (HPC) workloads can take advantage of massive amounts of compute power. These workloads are often spikey and massively parallel, and are used in situations where time to results is critical. Old Way Governments, well-funded research organizations, and Fortune 500 companies

  • Partnering with the NIH to advance biomedical research

    Partnering with the NIH to advance biomedical research0

    Biomedical data are being generated and digitized at unprecedented rates. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, massive amounts of data have been used to rapidly understand, predict and treat COVID-19. With so much data at their fingertips, biomedical researchers across the globe are turning to cloud services to analyze vast datasets and extract lifesaving insights.…

  • Paging Doctor Cloud! Amazon HealthLake Is Now Generally Available0

    At AWS re:Invent 2020, we previewed Amazon HealthLake, a fully managed, HIPAA-eligible service that allows healthcare and life sciences customers to aggregate their health information from different silos and formats into a structured, centralized AWS data lake, and extract insights from that data with analytics and machine learning (ML). Today, I’m very happy to announce