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Report: AWS to unveil new machine learning tools, database at re:Invent

Dive Brief:

  • Amazon Web Services is expected to announce a new version of its PostgreSQL database for its cloud customers during its AWS re:Invent conference next week, according to a Fortune report. 

  • AWS hopes its PostgreSQL database will appeal to larger companies, some of which have complained about the price of Oracle and Microsoft offerings.

  • Amazon also intends to announce new machine learning tools for AWS developers, according to the report. 

Dive Insight:

AWS' annual conference is sure to reveal a bevy of new capabilities. Cloud providers often try to one-up other services providers with new, flashy capabilities and re:Invent will likely be no different.

Cloud companies are increasingly offering machine learning tools as part of their standard enterprise cloud offerings. AWS has been behind its competitors in this area, but it’s looking to quickly catch up. 

Earlier this week, The Information reported AWS planned to launch its own artificial intelligence service to tie into its cloud offerings. AWS is just the latest among major cloud providers looking to integrate deep learning technology into cloud offerings, recognizing the potential it has to improve businesses.

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