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Amazon Web Services (AWS): SageMaker: Points to rememberNovember 18, 2019

SageMaker is a fully-managed service that enables data scientists and developers to quickly and easily build, train & deploy machine learning models. SageMaker enables developers and scientists to build machine learning models for use in intelligent, predictive apps. SageMaker is designed for high availability. There are no maintenance windows or scheduled downtimes. SageMaker APIs run in Amazon’s…

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Amazon Web Services (AWS): API Gateway: Points to rememberNovember 13, 2019

API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to publish, maintain, monitor & secure APIs at any scale. For REST APIs, users will pay only for the API calls that they receive & the amount of data transferred out. For WebSocket APIs, users pay only for messages sent and received and for the time a user/device is connected to the WebSocket API. API Gateway helps users…

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Amazon Web Services (AWS): Glue: Points to rememberNovember 10, 2019

Glue is a fully-managed, pay-as-you-go, extract, transform & load (ETL) service that automates the time-consuming steps of data preparation for analytics. It also allows users to setup, orchestrate & monitor complex data flows. Users should use Glue to discover properties of the data their own, transform it & prepare it for analytics. Glue automatically generates Scala or Python code for users…

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Amazon Web Services (AWS): QuickSight: Points to rememberNovember 07, 2019

QuickSight is a very fast, easy-to-use, cloud-powered business analytics service. It makes easy to build visualizations, perform ad-hoc analysis & quickly get business insights from their data, anytime, on any device. QuickSight enables organizations to scale their business analytics capabilities to hundreds of thousands of users & delivers fast & responsive query performance by using a robust in…

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Amazon Web Services (AWS): Redshift: Points to rememberNovember 02, 2019

Redshift is a fast, fully managed data warehouse that makes it simple & cost-effective to analyze all data using standard SQL & existing BI tools. Redshift allows to run complex analytic queries against petabytes of structured data, using sophisticated query optimization, columnar storage on high-performance local disks & massively parallel query execution. Redshift gives fast querying…

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Amazon Web Services (AWS): IoT Greengrass: Points to rememberOctober 28, 2019

AWS IoT Greengrass is software that lets users run local compute, messaging, data caching, sync & ML inference capabilities on connected devices in a secure way. AWS IoT Greengrass consists of three software distributions: AWS IoT Greengrass Core, AWS IoT Device SDK & the AWS IoT Greengrass SDK. AWS IoT Greengrass also works together with Amazon FreeRTOS. AWS IoT Greengrass supports Lambda…

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Amazon Web Services (AWS): Direct Connect: Points to rememberOctober 24, 2019

Direct Connect is a network service that provides an alternative to using the Internet to connect customer's on premise sites to AWS. Each Direct Connect connection can be configured with one or more virtual interfaces. AWS Direct Connect Partners can help users to extend their preexisting data center or office network to Direct Connect location. AWS Direct Connect has two separate charges: port…

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Amazon Web Services (AWS): Polly: Points to rememberOctober 16, 2019

Polly is a service that turns text into lifelike speech. Polly supports Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) tags like prosody so users can adjust the speech rate, pitch or volume. Polly is a secure service that delivers benefits at high scale and at low latency. Users can cache and replay Amazon Polly’s generated speech at no additional cost. Users can use Polly to power their application with…

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Amazon Web Services (AWS): Storage Gateway: Points to rememberOctober 11, 2019

AWS Storage Gateway service enables hybrid cloud storage between on-premises environments and the AWS Cloud. It's typical use cases include backup & archiving, disaster recovery, moving data to S3 for in-cloud workloads & tiered storage. AWS Storage Gateway supports three storage interfaces: file, volume & tape. The file gateway enables users to store and retrieve objects in S3 using file…

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Amazon Web Services (AWS): Elastic Beanstalk: Points to rememberOctober 05, 2019

Elastic Beanstalk makes it easier for developers to quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS Cloud. Elastic Beanstalk supports Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python, Ruby, Go and Docker web applications. Elastic Beanstalk is designed so that it can be extended to support multiple development stacks and programming languages in the future. Elastic Beanstalk automates the details of capacity…

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