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Category: Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive

Guest post: Modernizing NASCAR’s multi-PB media archive at speed with AWS Storage

The sanctioning body for American auto racing, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has amassed a vast content library of video, audio, and image assets since it was founded in 1948. Each year, its archive continues to grow by 1.5 PB – 2 PB of data, making managing its legacy LTO tape storage unwieldy. […]

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Alt text: New checksum options include SHA-256, SHA-1, CRC32 and CRC32C

Building scalable checksums

Customers in the media and entertainment industry interact with digital assets in various formats. Common assets include digital camera negatives, film scans, post-production renders, and more, all of which are business-critical. As assets move from one step to the next in a workflow, customers want to make sure the files are not altered by network […]

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How Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval can simplify your content library supply chain

Media organizations around the world use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) to store extensive content libraries because it allows them to scale resources to meet fluctuating needs and optimize storage cost. At re:Invent 2021, AWS launched the Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval archive storage class that delivers the lowest cost storage for long-lived, rarely […]

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Newly announced Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval storage class—the lowest cost archive storage with milliseconds retrieval

Introduced at re:Invent 2021, Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval is a new Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Glacier storage class that provides cloud archival storage with milliseconds retrieval for media workloads. It is a cost-effective storage option for infrequently accessed media files that can be quickly retrieved when needed. Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval […]

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Guest post: Electronic Arts modernizes data storage on Amazon S3

Electronic Arts (EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment, best known for video games like FIFA, Madden, and Battlefield. The increasing scale and complexity of telemetry data over the years, along with data archiving and long-term backup needs, left them with an immense storage challenge. The company used AWS to solve their large […]

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Inverleigh Media: content delivery on AWS

This post is co-authored by Guill le Roux​, General Manager – Digital at Inverleigh, Rob Spaits, Product Manager at Inverleigh, and Anshumali Sharma, Solutions Architect, AWS. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post.   Media consumption […]

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The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is preserving rock music history with Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – aka Rock Hall – in Cleveland, Ohio is on a mission to engage, teach and inspire through the power of ROCK! The Rock Hall contains thousands of items of memorabilia from every era and genre of rock and roll, and millions of documents, audio recordings, photographs and […]

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Learn more: M&E chalk talk presentations from AWS re:Invent 2019

re:Invent Chalk Talks are a highly interactive content format, beginning with a short lecture delivered by an AWS expert, followed by a 45- or 50-minute Q&A session with the audience. While these sessions are not recorded, we wanted to share the decks with you as they contain valuable technical details. If there are any topics […]

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[Updated 11-December] Media2Cloud 2.0 now live: Increased control, SageMaker ground truth integration, and more partner support

MEDIA2CLOUD VERSION 2.0 RELEASED I’m happy to announce that Media2Cloud 2.0 has been officially released to help AWS customers simplify and expedite their ingest workflow into AWS.   The following blog post was published when we demonstrated the new version at IBC in September of this year. Now that the new version has officially launched, I […]

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