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Optimizing WordPress performance with Amazon EFS

Many organizations use content management systems (CMS) like WordPress using a single node installation, but could benefit from a multi-node installation, as it is a best practice that provides benefits in terms of performance and availability. The reliability pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework recommends the following design principle: “Scale horizontally to increase aggregate system […]

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Deploying a LAMP-based multi-tier web application on AWS Snowball Edge

Imagine you are building an application at a remote location where you must process and make decisions based on locally generated data, say from surveillance cameras or from detection systems. If there is high network latency, you cannot run these applications in the cloud and process data in real time. Other times, you may be […]

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Bristol Myers Squibb increases performance and cost savings using AWS Storage Gateway

As covered in my previous post on the AWS Storage Blog, Bristol Myers Squibb relies on many AWS storage services to manage its petabyte scale data in various life science workflows. Genomics and clinical data is growing at an exponential pace, and it is important to have reliable, scalable, and secure services handling our data. […]

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Building a Linux edge-computing solution with AWS Snowball Edge and Amazon EC2

There are many situations where you must run data inference close to the data sources. Often times these are located at remote, disconnected locations. Let’s consider the following examples: A remote oil drilling platform has numerous sensors that generate data. Critical components have to be monitored for wear and tear, or failure, and replacements must […]

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Persistent storage for high-performance workloads using Amazon FSx for Lustre

High-performance file systems are often divided into two types: scratch and persistent. Scratch file systems provide temporary storage with high-performance characteristics such as submillisecond latency, up to hundreds of gigabytes per second of throughput, and millions of IOPS for short-term workloads. By contrast, persistent file systems are designed to combine the performance levels of their […]

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Digital transformation at Discover using AWS Storage solutions

One of the biggest challenges any organization can face is how to tackle the notion of digital transformation. Even defining what that means for them and their employees can be a daunting task. For many organizations, that transformation includes a journey to the cloud and starting to examine other new (or new-ish) technologies. One lesson […]

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Novetta delivers IoT and Machine Learning to the edge for disaster response

During disaster response, maintaining high safety standards is paramount. Knowing the location of personnel, vehicles, and equipment is critical to maximizing the effectiveness of first responders and supporting safety efforts. Tracking the location of these resources across a complex response, with participation from multiple organizations, can be challenging. Responding organizations often lack interoperability with local, […]

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Online Tech Talk April 23: Persistent storage for containers with Amazon EFS

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on April 23, where an AWS expert covers persistent storage for containers using Amazon EFS. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). Building containerized applications at-scale requires data storage solutions that are highly accessible and enables high-performance […]

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Querying data without servers or databases using Amazon S3 Select

In our time as Solutions Architects at AWS, we have supported all types of customers and use cases. We regularly hear the same feedback: instead of deploying and managing systems and infrastructure, customers want to reduce complexity and management overhead to instead focus on their core business. A source of complexity and overhead is the […]

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Using Amazon FSx for Lustre for Genomics Workflows on AWS

Genomics datasets are getting larger year-over-year. Combining data from research initiatives across the globe, and having the ability to process it quickly, has been identified by large bioinformatics and genomics communities as an enabling mechanism for making significant scientific discoveries. Collaborating on a global scale requires data storage solutions that are globally accessible, highly available, […]

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