Last updated: February 22, 2023, 12:51 PM IST
(Reuters) – Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of Amazon.com Inc, said on Tuesday it is partnering with startup Hugging Face, a software development hub, to make it easier to deploy artificial intelligence (AI). feed. in Amazon’s cloud.
While new generative AI services such as chat-based search engines from Microsoft Corp. and Google from Alphabet Inc. have captured the public imagination, tech companies like AWS are also vying behind the scenes to provide the tools and services software developers need to deliver similar technology. weave. in their own products.
AWS, the largest cloud computing provider, already offers tools to help developers create AI-based software, including proprietary computing chips to rain AI algorithms on massive amounts of data at a lower cost than time-consuming service competitors. is to a chatbot or other AI products.
On Tuesday, AWS said it will partner with Hugging Face, a New York-based company that has become a central place online for AI developers to share open-source code and models. Clem Delangue, CEO of Hugging Face, said that while the deal is not exclusive, the startup is working closely with AWS to make it easy for developers to pull code from the site and run it in the AWS cloud.
“For this product collaboration, we are committing significant technical resources to building our shared products,” Delangue told Reuters in an interview.
Delangue also said the next generation of Bloom, an open-source AI model that rivals the one Microsoft-backed OpenAI used to create ChatGPT in size and scope, will run on Trainium, a proprietary artificial intelligence chip created by AWS.
Swami Sivasubramanian, vice president of database, analyst and machine learning at AWS, said he believes technologies like Trainium can help developers save money as AI takes up more computing power and AWS aims to make it less time-consuming for developers to add them. to fit.
“We want to make sure they have access to our silicon and network innovations,” Sivasubramanian told Reuters.
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