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Category: Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Happy 10th Anniversary, Amazon S3 Glacier – A Decade of Cold Storage in the Cloud

Ten years ago, on August 20, 2012, AWS announced the general availability of Amazon Glacier, secure, reliable, and extremely low-cost storage designed for data archiving and backup. At the time, I was working as an AWS customer and it felt like an April Fools’ joke, offering long-term, secure, and durable cloud storage that allowed me […]

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Welcome to AWS Storage Day 2022

We are on the fourth year of our annual AWS Storage Day! Do you remember our first Storage Day 2019 and the subsequent Storage Day 2020? I watched Storage Day 2021, which was streamed live from downtown Seattle. We continue to hear from our customers about how powerful the Storage Day announcements and educational sessions […]

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AWS Week In Review – July 11, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! In France, we know summer has started when you see the Tour de France bike race on TV or in a city nearby. This year, the tour stopped in the […]

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New – Additional Checksum Algorithms for Amazon S3

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is designed to provide 99.999999999% (11 9s) of durability for your objects and for the metadata associated with your objects. You can rest assured that S3 stores exactly what you PUT, and returns exactly what is stored when you GET. In order to make sure that the object is […]

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NEW – Replicate Existing Objects with Amazon S3 Batch Replication

Starting today, you can replicate existing Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) objects and synchronize your buckets using the new Amazon S3 Batch Replication feature. Amazon S3 Replication supports several customer use cases. For example, you can use it to minimize latency by maintaining copies of your data in AWS Regions geographically closer to your […]

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Enhanced Amazon S3 Integration for Amazon FSx for Lustre

Enhanced Amazon S3 Integration for Amazon FSx for Lustre

Today, we are announcing two additional capabilities of Amazon FSx for Lustre. First, a full bi-directional synchronization of your file systems with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), including deleted files and objects. Second, the ability to synchronize your file systems with multiple S3 buckets or prefixes. Lustre is a large scale, distributed parallel file […]

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AWS Backup for Amazon S3

Preview – AWS Backup Adds Support for Amazon S3

Starting today, you can preview AWS Backup for Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). AWS Backup is a fully managed, policy-based service that lets you to centralize and automate the backup and restore of your applications spanning across 12 AWS services: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes, Amazon […]

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