AWS Storage Blog

Category: Foundational (100)

Architecting for high availability on Amazon S3

Amazon S3 has now surpassed 15 years of operation and has scaled to more than 100 trillion objects. AWS has scaled S3’s hardware infrastructure while continuously deploying software for new features and updates, all while maintaining the high availability that customers require. High availability is an important pillar of S3 – customers should be able […]

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Online Tech Talk March 18: Reduce cost and gain business value by moving to AWS Storage

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on March 18, where an AWS expert covers why many customers are moving their data to AWS and the benefits many of them are seeing using AWS Storage services. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Enterprises […]

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Join us for AWS Pi Week to celebrate 15 years of Amazon S3 and AWS

UPDATE MARCH 14, 2021: HAPPY 15th BIRTHDAY AMAZON S3! To kick off the AWS Pi Week celebration, please revel in some “Pi” with Jon Myer as he previews the week ahead: The AWS Storage Blog launched on March 25, 2019, but the AWS Storage story started far before then on March 14, 2006, the day […]

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Amazon S3

Reminder: Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront service certificates migrating to Amazon Trust Services starting March 23, 2021

This is a reminder that Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront are migrating their default TLS certificates from DigiCert to Amazon Trust Services, beginning on March 23, 2021. In 2018, AWS announced a broad migration of AWS services’ TLS certificates to our own Certificate Authority, Amazon Trust Services (ATS). Your action may be required to ensure your applications […]

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Amazon EFS introduces 3X read-throughput increase at no additional charge

Companies are increasingly using Amazon EFS with containers and serverless compute to modernize their applications. Many of these applications are read-heavy, meaning they read data more often than they write. To improve the overall performance of read-heavy applications, we recently launched a 3x increase to the read throughput of all Amazon EFS file systems, available […]

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Dow Jones’s AWS Cloud journey and adoption of Amazon EBS io2 volumes

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile, and live events. It produces leading publications and products including The Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Dow […]

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AWS Snow Family

Making it even simpler to create and manage your AWS Snow Family jobs

Customers use AWS Snow Family devices to run storage, compute, and data-processing operations in austere environments with inconsistent (or no) network connectivity. The AWS Snow Family, comprised of AWS Snowcone and AWS Snowball, offers a number of physical devices and capacity points, most with built-in computing capabilities. These devices help physically transport up to exabytes […]

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AWS Storage Gateway in 2020 – year in review

As 2020 draws to a close, we’ve shared several new launches and use cases with our customers and partners during the recent AWS Storage Day and re:Invent 2020 events. Tens of thousands of customers around the world are using AWS Storage Gateway to bridge between their on-premises applications and AWS Storage. Based on ongoing feedback […]

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Amazon S3

Migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon S3 (Part 2)

This is the second of a two-post series intended for customers migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). The first post addresses moving your data to S3 and choosing the right storage class. I work with public sector customers with large datasets – hundreds of TB to dozens of PB. […]

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Podcast and live Q&A with AWS Global VP of Storage Mai-Lan Tomsen Bukovec

Hello, Storage Blog readers! As a Partner Solutions Architect at AWS, I work with APN Partners within the cloud management tools space to help them use AWS to govern or optimize their AWS infrastructure. To support my efforts at work, I recently started a YouTube channel and blog dedicated to AWS offerings, services, and solutions. […]

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