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Amazon Lex

2021-05-06T05:04:47+00:00

A service that can help you build conversational interfaces using voice and text. Uses automatic speech recognition (ASR) to convert speech to text. Uses natural language understanding (NLU) for recognizing the intent of the text. Provides highly-engaging user experiences and lifelike conversational interactions. Gets more intelligent over time by using deep learning. Common Use Cases AI Chatbots Informational bots Enterprise Productivity bots Voice Assistants Concepts Bots Performs automated tasks such as ordering food or booking flights. Supports multiple intents - for example, a bot can book a reservation or may choose to cancel it. Intent A set of actions given [...]

Amazon Lex2021-05-06T05:04:47+00:00

Amazon Elastic Inference

2021-05-06T04:28:37+00:00

Allows attaching low-cost GPU-powered inference acceleration to EC2 instances, SageMaker instances, or ECS tasks. Reduce machine learning inference costs by up to 75%. Common use cases Computer vision Natural language processing Speech recognition Concepts Accelerator A GPU-powered hardware device provisioned.  It is not a part of the hardware where your instance is hosted. Uses AWS PrivateLink endpoint service to attach to the instance over the network. Only a single endpoint service is required in every Availability Zone to connect Elastic Inference accelerator to instances. Features Supports TensorFlow, Apache MXNet, PyTorch, and ONNX models. Can provide 1 to 32 trillion floating-point [...]

Amazon Elastic Inference2021-05-06T04:28:37+00:00

Amazon Polly

2021-05-07T06:15:36+00:00

Bookmarks Common use cases Concepts Features Pricing Validate Your Knowledge A text-to-speech (TTS) service Uses advanced deep learning technologies to convert text into natural, lifelike speech It supports saving text into MP3, OGG, and PCM file formats. Offers Standard and Neural TTS (NTTS) Common use cases Increase customer engagement Language learning applications Helps visually impaired individuals to consume digital content Testing in-game dialogs Voice response Concepts Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) Uses XML-based tags to modify different aspects of the text-to-speech output. Can control pitch, speaking style, speech rate, and volume. Standard [...]

Amazon Polly2021-05-07T06:15:36+00:00

Amazon Transcribe

2021-07-14T06:01:12+00:00

A fully managed automatic speech recognition (ASR) service. Converts speech into text. It supports a wide variety of audio coding formats such as WAV, MP3, MP4, FLAC, AMR, AMR-WB, Ogg, and WebM. It can process batch and streaming transcriptions. Common Use Cases Transcribing customer calls Meeting transcription Closed captioning Generating metadata to create a searchable archive Concepts A confidence score is between 0 and 100, indicating the probability that a given prediction is correct. Low-fidelity (lo-fi) is a term used to describe audio recordings that exhibit poor sound quality. The term high-fidelity refers to high-quality audio recordings. Automatic content redaction [...]

Amazon Transcribe2021-07-14T06:01:12+00:00

Amazon Translate

2021-05-06T05:13:29+00:00

A Neural Machine Translation service that provides fluent translation with higher accuracy than traditional statistical and rule-based translation models. Powered by deep learning models that deliver fast, accurate, and affordable translation between supported languages. Supports batch translation, real-time, and on-demand translations. Common Use Cases Language localization Translating content for text analytics Cross-lingual communication Concepts Amazon Translate uses a Translation Model that consists of two (2) components: Encoder Read a source text one word at a time. Creates a semantic representation of each word. Decoder Uses the constructed semantic representation of the encoded text and translates it to the target language [...]

Amazon Translate2021-05-06T05:13:29+00:00

AWS Savings Plan

2021-05-21T02:27:30+00:00

Savings Plan is a flexible pricing model that helps you save up cost on Amazon EC2, AWS Fargate, and AWS Lambda usage. You can purchase Savings Plans from any account, payer or linked.  By default, the benefit provided by Savings Plans is applicable to usage across all accounts within an AWS Organization/consolidated billing family. You can also choose to restrict the benefit of Savings Plans to only the account that purchased them. Similar to Reserved Instances, you have All Upfront, Partial upfront, or No upfront payment options. Plan Types Compute Savings Plans - provide the most flexibility and prices that [...]

AWS Savings Plan2021-05-21T02:27:30+00:00

Monitoring GuardDuty Findings with Amazon CloudWatch Events

2023-02-03T10:14:18+00:00

Large scale cyber attacks are now becoming normal in this age of interconnectivity. As we rely more and more on cloud technologies, companies are looking to tap into digital innovations to improve their businesses. Cyber attacks are costing companies millions of dollars of downtime not to mention the possibility of lawsuits whenever an attack occurs. It is imperative that security teams have the means to prevent, detect, and take actions to ensure that the security of their workloads in AWS are airtight. Amazon GuardDuty was released during the 2017 re:Invent conference. Amazon GuardDuty is an agentless threat detection service that [...]

Monitoring GuardDuty Findings with Amazon CloudWatch Events2023-02-03T10:14:18+00:00

Aurora Serverless Tutorial Part 2

2021-05-03T13:22:18+00:00

In the first part of this tutorial, we gave a walkthrough on Aurora Serverless and its use case. You can read the article here. For this tutorial, we will do some hands-on training and create an Aurora Serverless database. Creating an Aurora Serverless Database: 1. Open the AWS console and go to RDS. Click the button “Create database”. 2. Choose Amazon Aurora. You can either choose MySQL or PostgreSQL compatibility. In this tutorial, we will use MySQL compatibility. As of this writing, there are two versions of MySQL that Aurora serverless supports. Under the Database Features, select serverless. 3. Under [...]

Aurora Serverless Tutorial Part 22021-05-03T13:22:18+00:00

Aurora Serverless Tutorial – Part 1

2021-05-03T13:22:11+00:00

What is Aurora Serverless?  Before we get into it, let us briefly define Aurora and serverless first. Aurora is a fully managed, closed source relational database that is compatible with MySQL and PostgreSQL. According to Amazon, it is five times faster than the standard MySQL and three times faster than PostgreSQL. It uses a distributed architecture that provides fault tolerance and high availability.  Serverless is a technique in the cloud that follows the ‘pay-per-use’ model. As opposed to its name, serverless does not mean not using ‘servers’. There is no magic in it. It still uses a physical server that [...]

Aurora Serverless Tutorial – Part 12021-05-03T13:22:11+00:00

Lifecycle Event Hooks in CodeDeploy

2021-06-13T23:57:27+00:00

Bookmarks Events Things To Consider In biology, life cycle refers to the series of stages or events that occur during an organism’s lifetime. Lifecycle also applies when automating software deployment on AWS CodeDeploy. Lifecycle event hooks refer to the series of events that describes how a deployment is accomplished. It allows you to control or perform actions on different stages of your deployment. In the traditional way, whenever you release a new feature for your application, you would have to manually disable the app and install the code. If the code resides in a repository [...]

Lifecycle Event Hooks in CodeDeploy2021-06-13T23:57:27+00:00

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