AWS Import/Export is a service that accelerates transferring large amounts of data into and out of AWS using physical storage appliances, bypassing the Internet. AWS Import/Export consists of AWS Snowball, which uses on demand, Amazon-provided secure storage appliances to physically transport terabytes to many petabytes of data, and AWS Import/Export Disk, which utilizes customer-provided portable devices to transfer smaller datasets.

AWS Snowball User Guide
Provides an overview of how to use AWS Snowball, including instructions for getting started, shipping considerations, and guidance for transferring petabytes of data into the cloud.
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  Import/Export Disk Developer Guide
Provides an overview of AWS Import/Export Disk, including instructions for getting started, shipping considerations, and the Disk API.
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