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Delegated administrator support for AWS Backup

[Update: 12/13/2022 – Under Step 2. Delegate backup policy in AWS Organizations console, the JSON policy paragraph and sample JSON policy were updated.] Until today, backup administrators had to use the AWS Organizations management account to administer backup policies and monitor cross-account backup activities. However, the use of the AWS Organizations management account should only […]

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King Hamad University Hospital and Bahrain Oncology Center use Amazon S3 to store millions of medical images

King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH) and Bahrain Oncology Center is a 600-bed-hospital in Bahrain. Over a period of eleven years, KHUH accumulated around 1 million medical image studies, resulting in around 476 million files, with a total data volume of 48 TB. Read part 1 of the blog series to learn about the architecture King […]

Protect your resources from unintended deletions through Rule Lock for Recycle Bin

Security and data protection are top-of-mind for AWS customers, especially when dealing with business-critical cloud resources. Customers want to protect their production data from accidental data loss as well as from emerging threats like ransomware, malicious insiders or account takeover attacks. On November 23rd, 2022, we added stronger controls to Recycle Bin through the Rule […]

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Secure and process raw data transfers at scale with AWS Transfer Family

Ibexlabs is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner with 100+ AWS certifications covering four competencies and seven service delivery programs. As an AWS Partner with competencies in AWS Security and AWS Level 1 Managed Security Services, and as an AWS Well-Architected Partner, Ibexlabs applies AWS best practices to design and build cloud solutions that meet the […]

Machine Learning with Kubeflow on Amazon EKS with Amazon EFS

Training Machine Learning models involves multiple steps, it gets more complex and time consuming when the size of the data set for training is in the range of 100s of GBs. Data Scientists run through large number of experiments and research which includes testing and training large number of models. Kubeflow provides various ML capabilities […]

Persistent storage for Kubernetes 

Stateful applications rely on data being persisted and retrieved to run properly. When running stateful applications using Kubernetes, state needs to be persisted regardless of container, pod, or node crashes or terminations. This requires persistent storage, that is, storage that lives beyond the lifetime of the container, pod, or node. In this blog, we cover […]

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Run queries up to 9x faster using Trino with Amazon S3 Select on Amazon EMR

Customers building data lakes continue to innovate in the ways that they store and access their data. For these customers, performance is critical, particularly when they are accessing large amounts of data. For example, data scientists, data analysts, and data engineers running queries from open source frameworks like Trino want to accelerate access to their […]

Amazon EBS at re:Invent 2022: Protect data at rest, in transit, and in volume backups

Mission critical workloads need advanced data services for data protection. Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) not only provides high-performance block-level storage volumes for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances, but also offers comprehensive and consistent data protection capabilities designed to protect data on block storage. Customers have been using Amazon EBS for over a decade […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Automating disaster recovery of Amazon RDS and Amazon EC2 instances

Complex environments can sometimes feel like they require complex disaster recovery (DR) solutions, which usually consist of multiple DR offerings from different vendors that may not interact with each other. There are many ways to build a DR solution in the cloud. Luckily, with AWS, you can easily configure multiple DR services and orchestrate them […]

Restoring archived objects at scale from the Amazon S3 Glacier storage classes

Every organization around the world has archival data. There is a data archiving need not only for companies that have been around for a while, but also for digital native businesses. Workloads such as medical records, news media content, and manufacturing datasets, often store petabytes – or billions of objects indefinitely. The vast majority of […]