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Category: Storage

Genome Engineering Applications: Early Adopters of the Cloud

Our friends at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Australia sent along the guest post below to tell us about how AWS powers an important new genome editing technique. — Jeff   Recent developments in molecular engineering technology now enables the accurate editing of genomes. The new technology, called CRISPR-Cas9, can be […]

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Amazon Aurora Update – Call Lambda Functions From Stored Procedures; Load Data From S3

Many AWS services work just fine by themselves, but even better together! This important aspect of our model allows you to select a single service, learn about it, get some experience with it, and then extend your span to other related services over time. On the other hand, opportunities to make the services work together […]

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Streaming Real-time Data into an S3 Data Lake at MeetMe

In today’s guest post, Anton Slutsky of MeetMe describes the implementation process for their Data Lake. — Jeff; Anton Slutsky is an experienced information technologist with nearly two decades of experience in the field. He has an MS in Computer Science from Villanova University and a PhD in Information Science from Drexel University. Modern Big […]

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Amazon RDS for SQL Server – Support for Native Backup/Restore to Amazon S3

Regular readers of this blog will know that I am a big fan of Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). As a managed database service, it takes care of the more routine aspects of setting up, running, and scaling a relational database. We first launched support for SQL Server in 2012. Continuing our effort to add […]

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Amazon Elastic File System – Production-Ready in Three Regions

The portfolio of AWS storage products has grown increasingly rich and diverse over time. Amazon S3 started out with a single storage class and has grown to include storage classes for regular, infrequently accessed, and archived objects. Similarly, Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) began with a single volume type and now offers a choice of […]

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Amazon ElastiCache Update – Export Redis Snapshots to Amazon S3

Amazon ElastiCache supports the popular Memcached and Redis in-memory caching engines. While Memcached is generally used to cache results from a slower, disk-based database, Redis is used as a fast, persistent key-value store. It uses replicas and failover to support high availability, and natively supports the use of structured values. Today I am going to […]

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