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Category: AWS Snowball

Migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon S3 (Part 1)

This is the first of a two-post series intended for customers migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon S3. This post addresses moving your data to S3 and choosing the optimal storage class for your data. The second follow-on post (coming soon) will address distributing, securing, protecting, and monitoring your data on S3. I work […]

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Comparing your on-premises storage patterns with AWS Storage services

Many companies want to move to the cloud, and for most of those companies, moving to the cloud starts with an assessment of existing storage infrastructure. It is useful to know how to map existing storage with AWS Storage options to assess the existing storage infrastructure effectively. Companies that take the time to identify where […]

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Deploying a LAMP-based multi-tier web application on AWS Snowball Edge

Imagine you are building an application at a remote location where you must process and make decisions based on locally generated data, say from surveillance cameras or from detection systems. If there is high network latency, you cannot run these applications in the cloud and process data in real time. Other times, you may be […]

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AWS Identity and Access Management on AWS Snowball Edge

Many of our customers use AWS Snowball Edge devices for secure data transfer and edge computing applications. Recently, AWS announced support for AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) on Snowball Edge. Before the introduction of IAM on Snowball Edge, IT administrators shared a single access key/secret key combination with all the users who wanted to […]

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Building a Linux edge-computing solution with AWS Snowball Edge and Amazon EC2

There are many situations where you must run data inference close to the data sources. Often times these are located at remote, disconnected locations. Let’s consider the following examples: A remote oil drilling platform has numerous sensors that generate data. Critical components have to be monitored for wear and tear, or failure, and replacements must […]

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Novetta delivers IoT and Machine Learning to the edge for disaster response

During disaster response, maintaining high safety standards is paramount. Knowing the location of personnel, vehicles, and equipment is critical to maximizing the effectiveness of first responders and supporting safety efforts. Tracking the location of these resources across a complex response, with participation from multiple organizations, can be challenging. Responding organizations often lack interoperability with local, […]

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AWS Snowball device update – evolving at the edge

Since 2015, customers have used the AWS Snowball service to migrate large quantities of data to the AWS Cloud. Over time, the service has evolved and introduced new capabilities, including AWS Snowball Edge devices that feature on-board computing and increased storage capacity. The AWS Snow family continues to innovate to meet our customer’s needs. This includes […]

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Enable large-scale database migrations with AWS DMS and AWS Snowball

At some point in any database migration, the bandwidth of your network becomes a limiting factor. Without available high-speed internet links, it can take months to transfer large amounts of data. For example, 100 terabytes of data takes more than 100 days to transfer over a dedicated 100-Mbps connection. Many times, if you are in […]

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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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Data Protection for Your Cloud Journey with NetBackup 8.2 and AWS

This blog is co-authored by Ralph Wynn, Global Technical Account Manager at Veritas, and Henry Axelrod, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS. In this post we are going to explore some of the benefits you can get for your data protection needs with NetBackup 8.2 and AWS. As more and more organizations face market pressures to […]

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