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Tag: Amazon S3

Amazon S3 Price Reduction

As you can tell from my recent post on Amazon S3 Growth for 2011, our customers are uploading new objects to Amazon S3 at an incredible rate. We continue to innovate on your behalf to drive down storage costs and pass along the resultant savings to you at every possible opportunity. We are now happy […]

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Amazon S3 Growth for 2011 – Now 762 Billion Objects

As of the end of 2011, there are 762 billion (762,000,000,000) objects in Amazon S3. We process over 500,000 requests per second for these objects at peak times. Here’s the annual growth chart: This represents year-over-year growth of 192%; S3 grew faster last year than it did in any year since it launched in 2006. […]

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AWS HowTo: Using Amazon Elastic MapReduce with DynamoDB (Guest Post)

Today’s guest blogger is Adam Gray. Adam is a Product Manager on the Elastic MapReduce Team. — Jeff; Apache Hadoop and NoSQL databases are complementary technologies that together provide a powerful toolbox for managing, analyzing, and monetizing Big Data. Thats why we were so excited to provide out-of-the-box Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR) integration with […]

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The AWS Storage Gateway – Integrate Your Existing On-Premises Applications with AWS Cloud Storage

Warning: If you don’t have a data center, or if all of your IT infrastructure is already in the cloud, you may not need to read this post! But feel free to pass it along to your friends and colleagues. The Storage GatewayOur new AWS Storage Gateway service connects an on-premise software appliance with cloud-based storage […]

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Amazon S3 – Object Expiration

Amazon S3 is a great way to store files for the short or for the long term. If you use S3 to store log files or other files that have a limited lifetime, you probably had to build some sort of mechanism in-house to track object ages and to initiate a bulk deletion process from […]

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Amazon S3 – Multi-Object Delete

Amazon S3‘s new Multi-Object Delete gives you the ability to delete up to 1000 objects from an S3 bucket with a single request. If you are planning to delete large numbers of objects from S3 then you can quickly do so by using Multi-Object Delete. You can also delete object versions (in buckets where S3 […]

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IT-Lifeline – Disaster Recovery Using AWS

Matt Gerber,CEO of managed service provider IT-Lifeline spent some time talking about AWS on camera. Here’s the full video: Matt enumerates the three main benefits that AWS provides him: cost, elasticity, and time to market (sometimes saving 6 months to a year for a new offering). He also talks about security and compliance, and about […]

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