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AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery for VMware Cloud on AWS using AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Disasters due to natural calamities, application failures, service failures, human errors, or ransomware cause downtime for business applications as well as data loss and revenue impact. To help prepare for potential outages, companies running VMware on-premises are increasingly incorporating VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) into their hybrid cloud strategy. Disaster recovery (DR) is also a vital […]

Route traffic to an Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP Multi-AZ file system using Network Load Balancer

Update (3/13/2023): When creating a target group, the Network Load Balancer currently verifies that the target IP is part of a subnet in the specified VPC, which means the approach outlined in this blog cannot be employed anymore. A core architecture principle of building highly available applications on AWS is to use a multi-Availability Zone […]

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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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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 […]

Amazon S3 Object Lambda

Modify images cached in Amazon CloudFront using Amazon S3 Object Lambda

Delivering optimized content is critical to a positive end user experience. As data access requirements evolve, the end user may need a transformed version of the original content. The transformations may include masking an image’s metadata, watermarking, or resizing an image before returning it to the user. The object should be stored in its original […]

Simplify and accelerate your data migration using AWS DataSync Discovery

Migrating your on-premises data to the cloud can be intimidating at first, particularly when you are working with large and complex storage systems. Estimating costs, understanding which data sets should be migrated for your applications, and knowing which cloud storage services to select, can require time and effort to determine on your own. On September […]

Amazon S3 Multi-Region Access Points

Building an active-active, latency-based application across multiple Regions

Many enterprises are looking to optimize the performance of their applications in order to deliver the best possible experience to their end users. Applications with global user bases are keenly aware of latency, and how high latency and poor performance can negatively affect their users’ experience. With data in one location, like on premises, it […]

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Updating Amazon S3 object ACLs at scale with S3 Batch Operations

Access control lists (ACLs) are permission sets associated with data or other system resources that dictate access permissions, and they have been a staple of data security for decades. You may come across a situation where you want to update the ACL on a large number of files, perhaps billions or more. For example, you […]

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How Discover accelerates data ingestion using AWS PrivateLink for Amazon S3

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a digital banking and payment services company with one of the most recognizable brands in US financial services. Since its inception in 1986, Discover has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. We are proud members of the platform team at Discover, where we are responsible […]

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Automate and improve your security posture using AWS Backup and AWS PrivateLink

Enterprises set up their AWS environment preconfigured in-line with organizational security policies, compliance, and detective and preventive controls codified right from the beginning. Furthermore, enterprises want to access cloud-native services in a manner similar to how they have been consuming services in the past, from within their own secured networking environment according to their security […]