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Online Tech Talk September 25: Modernize your applications with containers, serverless, and Amazon EFS

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on September 25, where an AWS expert covers modernizing your applications with containers, serverless, and Amazon EFS. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). Modernizing applications with containers and serverless improves agility, so you can innovate faster, […]

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How Reuters built easily accessible large-scale news archives on AWS

My name is Romeo Radanyi and I am a Solutions Architect at global multimedia news agency Thomson Reuters, where I help teams understand and adopt cloud technologies. I am also involved in setting enterprise-level standards, pushing forward our Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning plans, and building many Reuters news agency systems. In my previous blog […]

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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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Easily ingest data into AWS for building data lakes, archiving, and more

An increasing amount of data is being generated and stored each day on premises. The sources of this data range from traditional sources like user or application-generated files, databases, and backups, to machine generated, IoT, sensor, and network device data. Customers are looking for cost optimized and operationally efficient ways to store and access their […]

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Migrating workloads across AWS Regions with CloudEndure Migration

AWS customers are in various stages of their cloud journey. Frequently, enterprises begin that journey by rehosting (lift-and-shift migrating) their on-premises workloads into AWS and running on our Amazon EC2 instances. Many of these customers perform that rehosting using CloudEndure Migration, our cloud-native migration tool. However, this rehosting migration pattern with CloudEndure Migration can also […]

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Transferring file data across AWS Regions and accounts using AWS DataSync

Many customers that use Amazon EFS want to replicate their file systems to other AWS accounts or other AWS Regions. Customers may do this for business continuity purposes or to provide low-latency access to data for processes running in other Regions. AWS DataSync makes it easy for customers to replicate data from one Amazon EFS […]

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Monitor your AWS DataSync migrations using Amazon CloudWatch

Customers who have a large on-premises footprint of storing special types of data, like images for medical bills, audio files for customer interactions, and scanned objects, often run out of on-premises storage capacity. This is exacerbated by perpetual increases in business demand to store and maintain these images and files. It quickly becomes operationally challenging […]

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Accessing SMB file shares remotely with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

With remote work becoming the norm, customers often need a central repository for files that can be accessed from anywhere to enable collaboration and provide highly durable storage. For ease of use and increased productivity, customers are looking for shared file access that can be mounted as a network drive using built-in Windows, macOS, Linux, […]

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Comparing your on-premises storage patterns with AWS Storage services

Many companies want to move to the cloud, and for most of those companies, moving to the cloud starts with an assessment of existing storage infrastructure. It is useful to know how to map existing storage with AWS Storage options to assess the existing storage infrastructure effectively. Companies that take the time to identify where […]

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Protecting backup archives with WORM and Tape Retention Lock

Many AWS customers use AWS Storage Gateway’s Tape Gateway to back up and archive long-term mission-critical on-premises data in Amazon S3 Glacier and Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive. Customers in regulated industries are mandated by governance policies or regulatory compliance rules to retain their data for many years, or even indefinitely. For example, large banks, broker-dealers, and […]

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