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Category: Intermediate (200)

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Temporarily block data transfers between AWS Regions in Amazon S3

Certain organizations may experience unexpected or outlier cross-region data transfer charges and require time to identify which of their systems or workloads are initiating them. In such cases, it may be useful to temporarily block data transfers to within a particular region. This temporary restriction can prevent further unwanted charges and allows time for audit […]

How WarpStream enables cost-effective low-latency streaming with Amazon S3 Express One Zone

WarpStream, an AWS Partner, is a drop-in replacement for Apache Kafka. WarpStream’s cloud-native architecture makes it as easy to deploy and manage as a stateless web server like NGINX. WarpStream clusters can scale up to handle multiple GiB-per-second workloads as quickly as compute resources are assigned and then scale back down to zero after the […]

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Siemens builds Datalake2Go on AWS to analyze disparate data globally

Siemens is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smart buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation and advanced healthcare, the company creates technology with purpose, adding real value for its customers. Siemens technology is everywhere, supporting the critical infrastructure and vital industries […]

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How Toyota Connected North America reduced storage costs by optimizing its growing data on Amazon S3

Toyota Connected North America, founded in 2016, focuses on developing and delivering advanced technology and data services for Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota Connected’s mission is to make mobility a more accessible, exciting, and human-centric experience for everyone. To this end, Toyota Connected uses data connectivity to serve more than 8 million retail customers, hundreds […]

A Pilot Light disaster recovery strategy for WordPress

In today’s digital ecosystem, maintaining an uninterrupted online presence and resilience is essential for businesses. WordPress platforms, whether e-commerce sites or news portals, must not only meet but exceed stringent Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) to maintain user trust, ensure continuity, and protect revenue. These SLAs, defining Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO), […]

S3 Security

Evaluating public and cross account access at scale with IAM Access Analyzer for Amazon S3

Note: This is a more in-depth follow-on post from our high-level, introductory blog on IAM Access Analyzer for S3. Organizations generate, use, and store more data today than ever before. With securing data a top priority, many enterprises focus on implementing the principle of least privilege access, or limiting users to the minimum necessary access […]

Global fashion e-commerce retailer shortens SQL query time by 30% using Amazon EBS io2 Block Express

A top global e-commerce retailer employs the concept of on-demand manufacturing to deliver a wide variety of affordable fashion apparel products to customers around the world. It serves end users globally with a mobile app and website for ordering, payment, and delivery. To improve the performance, resilience, flexibility, and scalability of its systems, the retailer […]

Amazon S3 LIfecycle

Snowflake streamlines data management and improves processing times using Amazon S3 Lifecycle

APN Partner Snowflake enables organizations to transform, integrate, and analyze their data. Running on AWS has helped them to keep up with a rapidly scaling customer base since 2012 (22% YoY total customer growth as of January 2024). With more customers comes more data, and efficient data management to manage operational overhead and cost is […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Protect Hyper-V workloads with AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery (DR) is a critical process for any organization wanting to maintain business continuity in the event of a disaster such as flood, power failure, or ransomware attack. The DR strategy adopted by organizations is commonly driven by a trade-off between cost and the business impact of the time it takes for the workloads […]

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DoorDash saves millions annually using Amazon S3 Storage Lens

DoorDash connects consumers with their favorite local businesses in more than 25 countries across the globe. A born-in-the-cloud company, DoorDash hosts the majority of its infrastructure, including its commerce platform, on AWS. This platform powers the ecosystem of customers placing orders, merchants fulfilling orders, and dashers performing deliveries. DoorDash’s platform was built to achieve the […]