AWS News Blog

Category: Storage

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

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. 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 […]

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 […]

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 (Amazon EBS) began with a single volume type and now offers a choice […]

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 […]

Machine Learning, Recommendation Systems, and Data Analysis at Cloud Academy

In today’s guest post, Alex Casalboni and Giacomo Marinangeli of Cloud Academy discuss the design and development of their new Inspire system. — Jeff; Our Challenge Mixing technology and content has been our mission at Cloud Academy since the very early days. We are builders and we love technology, but we also know content is […]