Amazon Web Services

For 14 years, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS has been an ADS partner since 2020.

AWS provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world and tens of thousands of customers in the Benelux region. AWS runs data center locations in the US, Europe, Brazil, Singapore, Japan, and Australia. AWS offers over 175 fully featured services, from Computing and Storage, to Analytics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, and Internet of Things.

AWS aims to contribute to the Amsterdam Data Science ecosystem through its technology and expertise in the area of Data Analytics and ML/AI:

  • Our purpose-built analytics tools allow to quickly get insights from data using the most appropriate tool for the job. All of our analytics services support open file formats like Apache Parquet so that data do not need to be moved or transformed in order to analyze it, but can instead be stored in a standard format and analyzed using whatever tool or technique is most appropriate.
  • For ML-based workload in AWS, we provide three different levels of abstraction to balance speed to market with level of customization and ML skill level. The AI Services level provides fully managed services that enable to quickly add ML capabilities to your workloads using API calls. The ML Services level provides managed services and resources for machine learning to developers, data scientists, and researchers. The ML Frameworks and Infrastructure level is intended for expert machine learning practitioners.

AWS provides education, training, and free trials to experiment with new technologies. Contact us for more information.