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Amazon S3 Glacier Storage Classes

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 […]

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 […]

Amazon S3 Glacier Storage Classes

How Indus OS cost-effectively transitioned billions of small objects between Amazon S3 storage classes

Indus OS is a mobile platform that enables content and application discovery for users, application developers, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Powered by artificial intelligence, Indus App Bazaar curates locally relevant apps and content for users based on their demographics, lingual preferences, and behaviour, and offers an intuitive user interface with content-led discovery. Indus App […]

Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval

How Amagi uses Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval to optimize media storage costs

Amagi is a global leader in SaaS technology providing end-to-end cloud-managed live and on-demand video infrastructure for TV and Over-the-Top (OTT) media services for over 700 playout and 2,000 ad-insertion channels across 40 countries. Amagi enables TV networks and content owners to launch, manage, distribute, and monetize live, linear, and on-demand channels across cable, OTT, […]

Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval

How Photobox optimizes storage costs for over 12 billion photos with Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval

albelli-Photobox Group is a leading player in the online European photo product and gifting market. We serve a pan-European customer base of over 7 million customers. At Photobox, we are focused on inspiring our customers to easily make beautiful photo products and bring their special moments to life. Whether it’s a birthday, holiday, or any […]

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Automatically archive and restore data with Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering

Customers of all sizes, in all industries, are using data lakes to transform data from a cost that must be managed, to a business asset. From time to time, data scientists and business analysts need to restore subsets of historical datasets for longitudinal studies, machine learning retraining, and more. However, users commonly write queries that don’t […]

Automatic tape deletion with AWS Storage Gateway

Virtual tapes offer a great replacement for cumbersome and expensive physical tapes and are ideal for hybrid workloads looking to take advantage of cloud scale and availability. Virtual tapes can already be less costly than physical tapes and offer more flexibility, less overhead, and better security, but you can save even more money through proper […]

Amazon S3 Glacier Storage Classes

Restore data from Amazon S3 Glacier storage classes starting with partial object keys

When managing data storage, it is important to optimize for cost by storing data in the most cost-effective manner based on how often data is used or accessed. For many enterprises, this means using some form of cold storage or archiving for data that is less frequently accessed or used while keeping more frequently used […]

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How to move and store your genomics sequencing data with AWS DataSync

Genomics data is expanding at a rate exceeding Moore’s law according to the National Human Genome Research Institute. As more sequencing data is produced and researchers move from genotyping to whole genome sequencing, the amount of data produced is outpacing on-premises capacity. Organizations need cloud solutions that help manage data movement, storage, and analysis. The […]

Amazon S3 Glacier Storage Classes

Compressing and archiving logs to the Amazon S3 Glacier storage classes

In distributed architectures, there is often a need to preserve application logs, and for AWS customers preservation is often done via an Amazon S3 bucket. The logs may contain information on runtime transactions, error/failure states, or application metrics and statistics. These logs are later used in business intelligence to provide useful insights and generate dashboards, […]