Author Archives: Lucian Systems

AWS Weekly Roundup: Claude 3.5 Sonnet in Amazon Bedrock, CodeCatalyst updates, SageMaker with MLflow, and more (June 24, 2024)

This week, I had the opportunity to try the new Anthropic Claude 3.5 Sonnet model in Amazon Bedrock just before it launched, and I was really impressed by its speed and accuracy! It was also the week of AWS Summit Japan. JAWS-UG, a Japanese AWS user group, held various sessions with AWS Heroes and Community Builders at […]

Building Stronger Cybersecurity: James Beeson’s Vision for CCG

In a recent interview with CloudTweaks, James Beeson discusses his new role at Cloud Communications Group (CCG) and his strategic vision for enhancing the firm’s cybersecurity capabilities. Beeson, currently serving as the Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer at The Cigna Group, brings extensive experience in cybersecurity, infrastructure, governance, and risk management from […]

AWS CodeArtifact adds support for Rust packages with Cargo

Starting today, Rust developers can store and access their libraries (known as crates in Rust’s world) on AWS CodeArtifact. Modern software development relies heavily on pre-written code packages to accelerate development. These packages, which can number in the hundreds for a single application, tackle common programming tasks and can be created internally or obtained from […]

Anthropic’s Claude 3.5 Sonnet model now available in Amazon Bedrock: Even more intelligence than Claude 3 Opus at one-fifth the cost

It’s been just 3 months since Anthropic launched Claude 3, a family of state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI) models that allows you to choose the right combination of intelligence, speed, and cost that suits your needs. Today, Anthropic introduced Claude 3.5 Sonnet, its first release in the forthcoming Claude 3.5 model family. We are happy to […]

Announcing the general availability of fully managed MLflow on Amazon SageMaker

Today, we are thrilled to announce the general availability of a fully managed MLflow capability on Amazon SageMaker. MLflow, a widely-used open-source tool, plays a crucial role in helping machine learning (ML) teams manage the entire ML lifecycle. With this new launch, customers can now effortlessly set up and manage MLflow Tracking Servers with just […]

Ensuring the Safety and Integrity of Your Digital Identity

In today’s digital age, cloud computing has revolutionized how we store, manage, and access data. The convenience and flexibility of cloud services have made them an integral part of both personal and professional life. However, as we increasingly rely on the cloud, the safety and integrity of our digital identities have become paramount. Ensuring these […]

Connecting IoT to the Cloud: Security Challenges and Solutions

Connecting IoT devices to the cloud offers significant advantages, primarily in scalability and data management. The cloud provides a flexible platform that can easily scale to accommodate the vast amount of data generated by IoT devices, without requiring substantial upfront investment in physical infrastructure. This ensures that IoT applications can grow and evolve over time, […]

AWS Weekly Roundup: Passkey MFA, Malware Protection on Amazon S3, and more (June 17, 2024)

Last week, my alma mater Standard Bank Group (SBG) hosted a Software Engineering Conference and invited me to be one of the keynote speakers. SBG has presence throughout Africa and this hybrid conference was attended by almost 2,000 engineers from across the continent. It was amazing to reconnect with long-time friends and former colleagues, and […]

Explore the latest Features in SSMS 20 & dbForge SQL Tools 

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is the standard integrated development environment (IDE) for SQL Server professionals, developed, maintained, and supported by Microsoft. Whenever the developers of SSMS enhance the platform, we, as users, embrace these innovations and share updates with one another. The latest version of SSMS was released less than two months ago. Let’s […]