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How Reuters built easily accessible large-scale news archives on AWS

UPDATE 9/7/2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. My name is Romeo Radanyi and I am a Solutions Architect at global multimedia news agency Thomson Reuters, where I help teams understand and adopt cloud technologies. I am also involved in setting enterprise-level standards, pushing forward our Artificial Intelligence and […]

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How AppsFlyer reduced its data lake cost with Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering

Many customers use Amazon S3 as the storage foundation of their data lake solution. A data lake is a centralized repository for raw and transformed data for real-time analytics, machine learning, business intelligence, and more. As new data is continuously generated and stored for long periods of time, data lakes on Amazon S3 enable you […]

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Easily ingest data into AWS for building data lakes, archiving, and more

An increasing amount of data is being generated and stored each day on premises. The sources of this data range from traditional sources like user or application-generated files, databases, and backups, to machine generated, IoT, sensor, and network device data. Customers are looking for cost optimized and operationally efficient ways to store and access their […]

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Transferring file data across AWS Regions and accounts using AWS DataSync

Many customers that use Amazon EFS want to replicate their file systems to other AWS accounts or other AWS Regions. Customers may do this for business continuity purposes or to provide low-latency access to data for processes running in other Regions. AWS DataSync makes it easy for customers to replicate data from one Amazon EFS […]

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Accessing SMB file shares remotely with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

With remote work becoming the norm, customers often need a central repository for files that can be accessed from anywhere to enable collaboration and provide highly durable storage. For ease of use and increased productivity, customers are looking for shared file access that can be mounted as a network drive using built-in Windows, macOS, Linux, […]

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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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Protecting backup archives with WORM and Tape Retention Lock

Many AWS customers use AWS Storage Gateway’s Tape Gateway to back up and archive long-term mission-critical on-premises data in Amazon S3 Glacier and Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive. Customers in regulated industries are mandated by governance policies or regulatory compliance rules to retain their data for many years, or even indefinitely. For example, large banks, broker-dealers, and […]

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Online Tech Talk August 26: Best practices for data protection on Amazon S3

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on August 26, where an AWS expert covers best practices for data protection on Amazon S3. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). Amazon S3 provides highly durable storage for mission-critical and primary data storage, and is […]

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Online Tech Talk August 25: Secure File Transfers to Amazon S3 over SFTP and other protocols

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on August 25, where an AWS technical leads cover how to simply and seamlessly set up secure file transfers to Amazon S3 over SFTP and other protocols. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). The AWS Transfer […]

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Automating Amazon EBS snapshot management using Data Lifecycle Manager

UPDATE: An updated version of this post was published on 7/14/2021. Please refer to that post for the most up-to-date content. Many AWS customers frequently look for ways to lower the operational costs and complexity of managing their backup operations. With Amazon EBS, you can create snapshots that are a convenient way to back up your block […]

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