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Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, announced that Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) has selected AWS to provide global cloud infrastructure to deliver Twitter timelines. Under the multi-year deal, Twitter will leverage AWS’s proven infrastructure and portfolio of services to support delivery of millions of daily Tweets. This expansion onto AWS marks the first …

At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Amazon HealthLake, a HIPAA-eligible service for healthcare and life sciences organizations. Amazon HealthLake aggregates an organization’s complete data across various silos and disparate formats into a centralized AWS data lake and automatically normalizes this information using machine learning. The service identifies …

From understanding our origins to predicting future events, some of the greatest breakthroughs we’ve made on Earth have come from studying the universe. High-performance computing and machine learning (ML) are accelerating this kind of research at an unprecedented pace. At Google Cloud, we’re proud to play even a small role in advancing the science of …

The adoption of cloud services has created a generational opportunity to meaningfully improve information security and reduce risk. As an organization moves applications and data to the cloud, they can take advantage of native security capabilities in their cloud platform. Done well, use of these engineered-in platform capabilities can simplify security to the extent that …

While 40% of food in America goes to waste, 35 million Americans (likely even more during this pandemic) are food-insecure—meaning they are without food or not sure where future meals will come from. In addition, food waste has been called the “world’s dumbest environmental problem.” As the pandemic continues, the food system is in the …

Google Cloud announced that the Vera C. Rubin Observatory has entered into a three-year agreement to host its Interim Data Facility (IDF) on Google Cloud Platform. This collaboration will enable Rubin Observatory to make more accurate astronomy predictions and scientific discoveries, ushering in a new era in large-scale scientific computing astronomy workloads. Until the telescope …

Whether your company is processing e-commerce transactions, producing goods or delivering IT services, you need to manage the flow of work across a variety of systems. And while it’s possible to manage those workflows manually or with general-purpose tools, doing so is much easier with a purpose-built product. Google Cloud has two workflow tools in …

We are announcing a new Terraform module for provisioning load balancers optimized for serverless applications. With this Terraform module, you can complete your load balancing task with a single module, instead of configuring many underlying network resources yourself in Terraform. In an earlier article, we showed you how to build a Cloud HTTPS Load Balancer …

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced that Siemens Smart Infrastructure, a business of the Siemens AG group focusing on energy distribution and intelligent buildings, is moving its SAP infrastructure to AWS. The business will migrate over 20 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems, based on SAP HANA, to AWS before …

One install, one cluster, snap! We’re excited to announce that EKS is available outside of AWS, on any Ubuntu system, with the EKS snap. This announcement builds on the existing collaboration between Amazon and Canonical to ensure the quality, security, and usability of Ubuntu-based EKS clusters on AWS. “Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D) builds on our …