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How Arc XP lowered data transfer costs by $500k per year with Amazon CloudFront and Lambda@Edge on AWS

The Washington Post, an American daily newspaper company, delivers digital news content using Arc XP’s digital experience platform. Arc XP originated in The Post and has grown into a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business used by publishers, broadcasters, and brands to create, host, and monetize engaging content for over 1,500 websites globally. Photo Center is an Arc […]

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Creating compliance insights across Regions and accounts with AWS Backup Audit Manager reports

Customers use AWS Backup Audit Manager to automate continuous monitoring of backup activities such as changes to a backup plan or backup vault and generate daily reports. AWS Backup Audit Manager also provides auditing and reporting of data protection compliance across your backup estate. Previously, these compliance and backup activity reports were generated in and […]

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Data preservation with AWS Backup legal holds

Customers globally, especially in regulated industries, require centralized protection and demonstrable compliance for their application data. Auditors often require customers such as broker-dealers, securities exchanges, and stock brokerage firms, to prove compliance with SEC, FINRA, and CFTC requirements by providing an assessment report from an industry-recognized entity with additional disclosure that they have capabilities to […]

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Delegated administrator support for AWS Backup

Until today, backup administrators had to use the AWS Organizations management account to administer backup policies and monitor cross-account backup activities. However, the use of the AWS Organizations management account should only be used for the tasks that require such an account, as recommended in the best practices for AWS Organizations. With AWS Backup cross […]

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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 […]

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Run queries up to 9x faster using Trino with Amazon S3 Select on Amazon EMR

Customers building data lakes continue to innovate in the ways that they store and access their data. For these customers, performance is critical, particularly when they are accessing large amounts of data. For example, data scientists, data analysts, and data engineers running queries from open source frameworks like Trino want to accelerate access to their […]

Restoring archived objects at scale from the Amazon S3 Glacier storage classes

Every organization around the world has archival data. There is a data archiving need not only for companies that have been around for a while, but also for digital native businesses. Workloads such as medical records, news media content, and manufacturing datasets, often store petabytes – or billions of objects indefinitely. The vast majority of […]

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Using available Amazon EFS security features while migrating files with AWS DataSync

When performing an online data migration, an important requirement is often security in transit. When evaluating migration options, you should consider if the tools available can provide encryption of data in flight, to help prevent unauthorized users from reading your data. Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) provides the ability to encrypt data in transit by […]

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How TMAP Mobility transferred 2.4 PB of Hadoop data using AWS DataSync

Launched in 2002, TMAP Mobility is Korea’s leading mobility platform, with 20 million registered users and 14 million monthly active users. TMAP provides navigation services based on a wide range of real-time traffic information and data. Previously, the Data Intelligence group at TMAP Mobility operated a mobility-data platform based on a Hadoop Distributed File System […]

Optimizing Amazon FSx for Windows File Server performance with new metrics

Storage administrators—whether they are managing user and departmental shares, high-availability databases like SQL Server, or business applications—need to understand how their workloads are performing. Understanding optimal throughput capacity, storage capacity, and storage type for your file systems helps ensure high performance and enables you to right-size your file storage to optimize cost. In addition to […]