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Cost allocation and tracking for AWS centralized backups

With business growth often comes an increase in data-management operations and costs, including enterprises scaling data backup solutions to adequately serve their organizational requirements. Managing backup costs is critical to overall data-management costs, and backup managers often need granular information on the components that make up their backup bill, like knowing the backup spend for […]

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Optimizing cost with long-term pricing options for AWS Snowball

At the edge, in austere, non-data center environments, and in locations where there’s lack of consistent network connectivity, optimizing costs and operations is essential to successful outcomes. It can be difficult to manage costs and achieve goals in these austere environments, with limited resources and capabilities. The Snow Family, comprised of AWS Snowcone and AWS Snowball, enable you to […]

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Optimize storage costs by analyzing API operations on Amazon S3

The demand for data storage has increased with the advent of a fast-paced data environment – creating, sharing, and replicating data at a large scale. Most organizations are looking for the optimal way to store their data cost-effectively, giving them everything they need from their data but without breaking the bank. Cloud storage provides flexible […]

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Amazon S3 Lifecycle

Automate S3 Lifecycle rules at scale to transition data to S3 Intelligent-Tiering

The vast majority of data customers store on Amazon S3 has unknown or changing access patterns, such as data lakes, analytics, and new applications. With these use cases, a dataset can become infrequently and even rarely accessed at specific points in time. The problem is that customers don’t know how data access patterns will change […]

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Tracking CloudEndure Disaster Recovery resources with AWS Cost Explorer and cost allocation tags

CloudEndure Disaster Recovery is a block level replication tool that uses Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, and EBS Snapshot resources to create a safe and secure disaster recovery solution for customers. The CloudEndure Disaster Recovery console is purpose built to focus on disaster recovery, but does not provide visibility into underlying infrastructure costs. This means that […]

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S3 cost optimization

Amazon S3 cost optimization for predictable and dynamic access patterns

Many customers of all sizes and industries tell us they are growing at an unprecedented scale – both their business and their data. Amazon S3 enables any developer to leverage Amazon’s own benefits at a massive scale with no up-front investment or performance compromises. Customers love the elasticity and agility they get with S3 because […]

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Manage Amazon EFS backup costs: AWS Backup support for cost allocation tags

Organized, meaningful cost and usage data for backups helps customers better understand and manage their costs. Recently, we’ve been hearing from Amazon EFS customers that they are looking for more granular cost tracking for backups that they create across all of their file systems. In response to this, AWS Backup recently enabled cost allocation tags […]

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How AppsFlyer reduced its data lake cost with Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering

Many customers use Amazon S3 as the storage foundation of their data lake solution. A data lake is a centralized repository for raw and transformed data for real-time analytics, machine learning, business intelligence, and more. As new data is continuously generated and stored for long periods of time, data lakes on Amazon S3 enable you […]

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Monitor data transfer costs related to Amazon S3 Replication

UPDATE (2/10/2022): Amazon S3 Batch Replication launched on 2/8/2022, allowing you to replicate existing S3 objects and synchronize your S3 buckets. See the S3 User Guide for additional details. 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 […]

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