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Architecting for high availability on Amazon S3

Amazon S3 has now surpassed 15 years of operation and has scaled to more than 100 trillion objects. AWS has scaled S3’s hardware infrastructure while continuously deploying software for new features and updates, all while maintaining the high availability that customers require. High availability is an important pillar of S3 – customers should be able […]

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Amazon CloudWatch Events and metrics for AWS Backup

Customers who use AWS Backup frequently ask, “How do I know if my backup job has failed?” or “How can I be proactively notified of a change to my backup vault settings?” With the recent integration of CloudWatch Events for AWS Backup, we can now deliver a real-time stream of events that describe changes to […]

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Online Tech Talk March 18: Reduce cost and gain business value by moving to AWS Storage

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on March 18, where an AWS expert covers why many customers are moving their data to AWS and the benefits many of them are seeing using AWS Storage services. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Enterprises […]

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Point-in-time recovery and continuous backup for Amazon RDS with AWS Backup

Today, AWS Backup is announcing support for continuous backup and point-in-time recovery (PITR) of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). This feature enables customers to recover Amazon RDS backup data from a specified time within their retention period. With this feature, database and backup administrators are able to reduce their recovery point objective (RPO) to […]

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Online Tech Talk March 17: Migrate your on-premises data lake to a modern data lake on Amazon S3

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on March 17, where an AWS expert covers how you can use Amazon S3 to to build a modern data lake. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). Companies count on their data and analytics platforms as […]

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Join us for AWS Pi Week to celebrate 15 years of Amazon S3 and AWS

UPDATE MARCH 14, 2021: HAPPY 15th BIRTHDAY AMAZON S3! To kick off the AWS Pi Week celebration, please revel in some “Pi” with Jon Myer as he previews the week ahead: The AWS Storage Blog launched on March 25, 2019, but the AWS Storage story started far before then on March 14, 2006, the day […]

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Reminder: Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront service certificates migrating to Amazon Trust Services starting March 23, 2021

Update (June 2022): On June 16th, 2021 12:00 PM PDT, Amazon CloudFront finished the migration of CloudFront’s default certificate from DigiCert to the Amazon Trust Services (ATS) Certificate Authority (CA). At this time, all CloudFront edge locations are serving CloudFront’s default certificate from the new ATS CA. On June 2nd, 2022 12:00 PM PDT, Amazon […]

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Managing resources effectively on Amazon S3 using AWS CloudFormation

Effectively storing and managing data has become a critical factor to many organizations’ success – and the amount of data stored, analyzed, and moved continues to increase rapidly. Many organizations use Amazon S3 for simply storing their data in its native format, a benefit of object storage in S3 buckets. Often times, that data in […]

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Automatically sync files from Amazon S3 to Amazon WorkDocs

UPDATE: A companion blog post for this solution detailing automatically syncing files from Amazon WorkDocs to Amazon S3 was published on 9/13/2021. Today, many customers use Amazon S3 as their primary storage service for a range of use cases, including data lakes, websites, mobile applications, backup and restore, archive, big data analytics, and more. Versatile, scalable, […]

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Process AWS Storage Gateway file upload notifications with AWS CDK

For AWS Storage Day 2020, we published a blog discussing how customers use AWS Storage Gateway (specifically, File Gateway) to upload individual files to Amazon S3. For some customers, these files constitute a larger logical set of data that they should group for downstream processing. As mentioned in that blog, before the release of file […]

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