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S3 Security

Evaluating public and cross account access at scale with IAM Access Analyzer for Amazon S3

Note: This is a more in-depth follow-on post from our high-level, introductory blog on IAM Access Analyzer for S3. Organizations generate, use, and store more data today than ever before. With securing data a top priority, many enterprises focus on implementing the principle of least privilege access, or limiting users to the minimum necessary access […]

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Optimizing AWS Backup costs

The threat of ransomware has placed data protection front and center as a top priority for all businesses. The Sophos State of Ransomware Report 2023 reported that 66% of organizations were impacted in 2022 with a median ransomware payout of $400,000 (average pay out of $1.54 million). With the median recovery cost of using backups […]

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Meeting record compliance requirements using SnapLock with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Financial services customers that are regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are required by regulations (17 CFR § 240.17a-4 and 17 CFR § 240.18a-6, or, briefly, “17a-4” and “18a-6”) to store their electronic books and records under certain protective measures. Both 17a-4 and 18a-6 require the ability to retrieve the original, unmodified […]

Global fashion e-commerce retailer shortens SQL query time by 30% using Amazon EBS io2 Block Express

A top global e-commerce retailer employs the concept of on-demand manufacturing to deliver a wide variety of affordable fashion apparel products to customers around the world. It serves end users globally with a mobile app and website for ordering, payment, and delivery. To improve the performance, resilience, flexibility, and scalability of its systems, the retailer […]

Amazon S3 LIfecycle

Snowflake streamlines data management and improves processing times using Amazon S3 Lifecycle

APN Partner Snowflake enables organizations to transform, integrate, and analyze their data. Running on AWS has helped them to keep up with a rapidly scaling customer base since 2012 (22% YoY total customer growth as of January 2024). With more customers comes more data, and efficient data management to manage operational overhead and cost is […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Protect Hyper-V workloads with AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery (DR) is a critical process for any organization wanting to maintain business continuity in the event of a disaster such as flood, power failure, or ransomware attack. The DR strategy adopted by organizations is commonly driven by a trade-off between cost and the business impact of the time it takes for the workloads […]

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DoorDash saves millions annually using Amazon S3 Storage Lens

DoorDash connects consumers with their favorite local businesses in more than 25 countries across the globe. A born-in-the-cloud company, DoorDash hosts the majority of its infrastructure, including its commerce platform, on AWS. This platform powers the ecosystem of customers placing orders, merchants fulfilling orders, and dashers performing deliveries. DoorDash’s platform was built to achieve the […]

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Deploying Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP using AWS CloudFormation

In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, the efficient management and accessibility of data stand as pivotal challenge for businesses. For a global team to efficiently collaborate on a project, they require a shared file storage that supports multiple protocols, robust data management features, and dependable data integrity. When deploying infrastructure repeatedly or in different environments, it […]

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Deploying Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP using HashiCorp Terraform

Deploying and managing infrastructure with all the dependencies is a challenging task. Complexity easily multiplies when you add multiple environments to the equation. Manual infrastructure management leads to valuable time spent deploying the infrastructure rather than adding business value. This is assuming that the deployment is successful without any errors in the first attempt. Infrastructure-as-Code […]

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

How to manage Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP with Ansible

In the rapidly evolving digital era, effective data management and accessibility pose significant challenges for businesses. To foster seamless collaboration among global teams working on a project, there is a need for a shared file storage solution that accommodates various protocols, offers robust data management capabilities, and makes sure of reliable data integrity. When deploying […]