AWS Storage Blog

Category: Amazon Simple Storage Services (S3)

Hurricane Dorian disaster response in the Bahamas using AWS Snowball Edge

Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas on September 1, 2019. The Category 5 storm set the record for the worst natural disaster to ever impact the island nation. It became one of the two most powerful storms to ever make landfall from the Atlantic Ocean. During a disaster of this magnitude it is the responsibility of […]

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Access Analyzer for Amazon S3

Monitor, review, and protect Amazon S3 buckets using Access Analyzer for S3

At AWS, Security is more than just features – it’s a mindset. Today, we announced Access Analyzer for S3, a new feature that monitors your resource policies so you don’t have to. By default, all buckets and objects created in S3 are private. AWS enables you with mechanisms like Access Control Lists (ACLs) and Bucket […]

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Supporting big data and analytics engagements with AWS Transfer for SFTP

Leap Beyond is a multinational boutique consultancy that specialises in big data. Our goal is to help medium to large enterprises use their data to realise high-impact changes in their businesses and their bottom line. In my role as one of the managing partners, I have special responsibility and interest in how our engineers work […]

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Launch news: AWS DataSync lowers prices, launches in new Regions, and adds scheduling

Today, AWS DataSync released three enhancements to help customers who are moving data from on-premises storage into Amazon S3 or Amazon Elastic File Service (Amazon EFS). DataSync launched at re:Invent 2018 to overcome common challenges customers may face when moving data in and out of AWS, for migrations, processing, or protection. DataSync automatically handles many […]

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AWS Storage Day 2019

9:00 a.m. PST Welcome to AWS Storage Day! Welcome to the AWS Storage Day live blog! We’ve got a lot of news coming over the next few hours, and we’ll keep you updated here. Keep checking back from time to time for the latest. Start off by listening to Dave Vellante from theCUBE introducing all […]

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Explore AWS file storage solutions at re:Invent 2019

In today’s business environment, data is the foundation for innovation and transformation. Using data the right way can literally propel a business to becoming a market leader. So storing data, protecting data, and preserving data is paramount for every business. This year at re:Invent, we’ll have more than 150 breakout sessions, workshops, chalk talks, and builders […]

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Monitor data transfer costs related to Amazon S3 Replication

In this post, we will review how to monitor the cost and usage details of Amazon S3 Replication for use-cases such as compliance, disaster recovery, or data sovereignty. In Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), you can automatically and asynchronously replicate data to a different bucket in another AWS Region by using Cross-Region Replication (CRR) or across buckets […]

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Automate restore of archived objects through AWS Storage Gateway

AWS Customers who have on-premises file-based applications love having the ability to deploy an AWS Storage Gateway in File Gateway mode, giving them access to virtually unlimited storage in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). The contents of their Amazon S3 buckets are presented to them by File Gateway as files through commonly used storage […]

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Migrate HDFS files to an Amazon S3 data lake with AWS Snowball Edge

The need to store newly connected data grows as the sources of data increase. Enterprise customers use Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) as their data lake storage repository for on-premises Hadoop applications. Customers are migrating their data lakes to AWS for a more secure, scalable, agile, and cost-effective solution. For HDFS migrations where high-speed transfer […]

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Your AWS Storage guide to re:Invent 2019: How to maximize your time in Vegas!

On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, we are excited to tell you all about our plans for re:Invent. This year’s conference is going to be our biggest yet, with 60,000+ attendees and more than 2,500 technical sessions, across six venues on the Las Vegas Strip. First off, if you have not registered, don’t wait and […]

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