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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced it is transitioning data centre backup generators from diesel power to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO). The first AWS data centres to adopt this eco-friendly change are located in Ireland and Sweden, within their European facilities. The company has plans to convert all backup generators at European data centre sites… Read More
In the face of EirGrid’s announcement that energy concerns would limit data centre power connectivity, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services have decided to rethink their European data centre strategies.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced plans to build five data centres in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area, at an expected investment of $12 billion USD. The new facilities are planned for construction in Morrow County, along the Columbia River. Each new facility will cost an estimated $2.37 billion, providing approximately 20,000 square metres of… Read More
On Wednesday, December 22, Amazon Web Services (AWS) experienced a power outage that affected services for enterprise clients such as Slack, Epic Games, and Imgur. Amazon blamed the interruption of service on a power issue in an East Coast data centre, affecting one Availability Zone in the region.
In a bid to enhance the open-source PyTorch machine learning library, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its strategic cloud partner.