AWS News Blog

Category: Amazon Simple Storage Services (S3)

AWS Lake Formation – Now Generally Available

As soon as companies started to have data in digital format, it was possible for them to build a data warehouse, collecting data from their operational systems, such as Customer relationship management (CRM) and Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, and use this information to support their business decisions. The reduction in costs of storage, together […]

Read More

AWS Project Resilience – Up to $2K in AWS Credits to Support DR Preparation

We want to help state and local governments, community organizations, and educational institutions to better prepare for natural and man-made disasters that could affect their ability to run their mission-critical IT systems. Today we are launching . This new element of our existing Disaster Response program offers up to $2,000 in AWS credits to organizations […]

Read More

New – Amazon S3 Batch Operations

AWS customers routinely store millions or billions of objects in individual buckets, taking advantage of S3’s scale, durability, low cost, security, and storage options. These customers store images, videos, log files, backups, and other mission-critical data, and use S3 as a crucial part of their data storage strategy. Batch Operations Today, I would like to […]

Read More

New Amazon S3 Storage Class – Glacier Deep Archive

Many AWS customers collect and store large volumes (often a petabyte or more) of important data but seldom access it. In some cases raw data is collected and immediately processed, then stored for years or decades just in case there’s a need for further processing or analysis. In other cases, the data is retained for […]

Read More

New – Automatic Cost Optimization for Amazon S3 via Intelligent Tiering

has been around for over 12.5 years, stores trillions of objects, and processes millions of requests for them every second. Our customers count on S3 to support their backup & recovery, data archiving, data lake, big data analytics, hybrid cloud storage, cloud-native storage, and disaster recovery needs. Starting from the initial one-size-fits-all Standard storage class, […]

Read More

Amazon S3 Block Public Access – Another Layer of Protection for Your Accounts and Buckets

Update (August 2019)– Fresh screen shots and changes to the names of the options. Newly created Amazon S3 buckets and objects are (and always have been) private and protected by default, with the option to use Access Control Lists (ACLs) and bucket policies to grant access to other AWS accounts or to public (anonymous) requests. […]

Read More

Amazon S3 Update: New Storage Class and General Availability of S3 Select

I’ve got two big pieces of news for anyone who stores and retrieves data in : New S3 One Zone-IA Storage Class – This new storage class is 20% less expensive than the existing Standard-IA storage class. It is designed to be used to store data that does not need the extra level of protection […]

Read More

The Floodgates Are Open – Increased Network Bandwidth for EC2 Instances

I hope that you have configured your AMIs and your current-generation EC2 instances to use the Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) that I told you about back in mid-2016. The ENA gives you high throughput and low latency, while minimizing the load on the host processor. It is designed to work well in the presence of […]

Read More