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Category: Analytics

Visualizing usage of Provisioned IOPS volumes on Amazon EBS for analysis

Organizations are always looking to right-size cloud infrastructure and optimize to cost. Historically, one of the areas where it has been difficult to right-size at scale are Provisioned IOPS volumes on Amazon EBS, as optimization usually required third-party tools. The recently announced AWS Compute Optimizer assists in solving that problem, as it helps customers optimize compute resources […]

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CME Group accelerates cloud migration with AWS Storage Gateway

At CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, we offer futures and options across every investible asset class, from corn to Bitcoin. This breadth means our global, electronic markets are powered by data – and lots of it. Making sure that our customers have access to the market data that they need […]

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NEW Amazon S3 sessions at AWS re:Invent are coming on Jan 12-14

  We are into week two of AWS re:Invent, and a lot of the Amazon S3 sessions we posted about are now available on-demand, with a few more to be broadcast over the next two weeks. Hopefully, you also heard about some of the major announcements for Amazon S3, including strong read-after-write consistency, replication to […]

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See what’s in store for Amazon S3 at AWS re:Invent 2020-2021

This time last year, the AWS Storage services and product marketing teams were entrenched in Las Vegas feverishly putting the final touches on content for re:Invent 2019 launches, sessions, workshops, and building makeshift workstations in a hotel ballroom for the biggest week of the year. Fast-forward a year, and the team is still feverishly working […]

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Connecting AWS Outposts to on-premises data sources

Millions of customers such as startups, enterprises, and leading government agencies are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. There are some workloads that must remain on-premises in order to interact with data that cannot, for variety of reasons, move to an AWS Region. Enter AWS Outposts. AWS Outposts is a […]

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Query Amazon S3 analytics data with Amazon Athena

I recently had a customer explain that they were aware of the benefits of various Amazon S3 storage classes, like S3 Standard, S3 Infrequent-Access, and S3 One-Zone Infrequent-Access, but they were not sure which tiers and lifecycle rules to apply to optimize their storage. This customer, and others like them, have multiple buckets and various […]

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Monitor data transfer costs related to Amazon S3 Replication

In this post, we will review how to monitor the cost and usage details of Amazon S3 Replication for use-cases such as compliance, disaster recovery, or data sovereignty. In Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), you can automatically and asynchronously replicate data to a different bucket in another AWS Region by using Cross-Region Replication (CRR) or across buckets […]

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Migrate HDFS files to an Amazon S3 data lake with AWS Snowball Edge

The need to store newly connected data grows as the sources of data increase. Enterprise customers use Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) as their data lake storage repository for on-premises Hadoop applications. Customers are migrating their data lakes to AWS for a more secure, scalable, agile, and cost-effective solution. For HDFS migrations where high-speed transfer […]

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New on the APN Blog: Building a Data Lake Foundation for Salesforce in AWS

Over on the AWS Partner Network Blog, a recent blog post caught my eye and I thought it was worth sharing with our growing storage audience. The post, Building a Data Lake Foundation for Salesforce in AWS, is written by Simon Ejsing, Director of Analytics at FinancialForce. Simon’s post outlines their approach to unlocking the potential of […]

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