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Amazon File Cache

Reduce burst render times with Amazon File Cache

In the fast-paced world of movie-making, time is money. Modern films and TV shows can have hundreds, or thousands, of Visual Effects (VFX) shots that need to be created and finalized on tight deadlines. The creation of the final images where geometry, textures, lighting, and other elements are combined for a high-resolution output, a process […]

Amazon S3 Glacier Storage Classes

King Hamad University Hospital and Bahrain Oncology Center use Amazon S3 to store millions of medical images

King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH) and Bahrain Oncology Center is a 600-bed-hospital in Bahrain. Over a period of eleven years, KHUH accumulated around 1 million medical image studies, resulting in around 476 million files, with a total data volume of 48 TB. Read part 1 of the blog series to learn about the architecture King […]

Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval

How Photobox optimizes storage costs for over 12 billion photos with Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval

albelli-Photobox Group is a leading player in the online European photo product and gifting market. We serve a pan-European customer base of over 7 million customers. At Photobox, we are focused on inspiring our customers to easily make beautiful photo products and bring their special moments to life. Whether it’s a birthday, holiday, or any […]

S3 Intelligent-Tiering

Shutterstock transforms IT and saves 60% on storage costs with Amazon S3

Shutterstock, founded in 2003, is a leading global creative platform for transformative brands and media companies. Working with a community of over 2 million contributors, our catalog has grown to more than 405 million images and over 25 million videos. Headquartered in New York City, we serve a global customer base spread across 150 countries […]

How Amazon Photos uses Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering to significantly reduce storage costs

Amazon Photos provides unlimited photo storage and 5 GB of video storage to Amazon Prime members in eight marketplaces world-wide. Customers backup, relive, and share memories on Amazon Photos’ mobile, web, and desktop apps, and relive these memories on Amazon smart screen devices like Amazon Echo Show and Amazon Fire TV. Customers in the US […]

Amazon EBS

AWS STAC-M3™ benchmark results: Low-latency tick analytics made easy

Analyzing time-series data such as tick-by-tick quotes and trades is crucial to our financial services customers, specifically quantitative analysts, algorithm engineers, risk managers, and others handling various trading functions. From running global ticker plants to algorithm development, to risk management, these functions are critical to day-to-day business operations. With the increase in trading volume and […]

Amazon S3 Glacier Storage Classes

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

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motor sports in the United States, and owns 15 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. About 15 years ago NASCAR began to collect all the video, audio, and image assets from over the last 70+ […]

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How Capital One uses Amazon S3 Glacier to optimize data storage costs and maximize resources

At Capital One, our goal is to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. Our founders believed that banking would be revolutionized by technology. Based on that vision, our technology leaders made an aggressive effort in building a talented in-house software engineering practice. This foresight helped us become a leader […]

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Electronic Arts optimizes storage costs and operations using Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering and S3 Glacier

Electronic Arts (EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. We make games that touch 450+ million players across console, PC, and mobile including top franchises such as FIFA, Madden, and Battlefield. All of our games are instrumented with telemetry that help our teams in building, enhancing, and operating these world-class player experiences at […]

Amazon S3 Object Lambda

How Ryanair used S3 Object Lambda to deliver their COVID-19 wallet

Ryanair Holdings plc, Europe’s largest airline group, is the parent company of Buzz, Lauda, Malta Air and Ryanair. Carrying 149 m guests p.a. (pre Covid-19) on more than 2,500 daily flights from over 80 bases, the Group connects over 225 destinations in 37 countries on a fleet of 450 aircraft, with a further 210 Boeing […]