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How FORMULA 1 uses AWS DataSync and AWS Storage Gateway for backup and archiving

Hi there. My name is Martynas Juras and I am a Cloud Engineer for FORMULA 1. FORMULA 1 is one of the world’s most recognizable sports series, reaching every corner of the globe. We showcase FORMULA 1 racing around the world via our own in-house broadcast. As we produce our own broadcast, we have to […]

Amazon S3

Automate Amazon S3 Versioning using AWS Config rules

Different enterprises and organizations have different data compliance requirements and regulations that they must adhere to for legal, security, safety, and best practice reasons. Historically, customers with data in Amazon S3 have manually performed remediation actions on non-compliant buckets. This includes writing and maintaining scripts running on regular intervals to check for non-compliant S3 buckets […]

Amazon S3

What’s new with Amazon S3? A recap of 2020 launches

At AWS, we have a culture of innovation, and that is apparent for Amazon S3 when you look back at the number of features delivered this year to help you easily manage, secure your data, optimize costs, or use S3 in new ways. Meaningful innovation thrives on AWS. So, whether you’re looking to invent new […]

Amazon S3

Limit access to Amazon S3 buckets owned by specific AWS accounts

Customers use Amazon S3 to store and protect data for a range of use cases, including data lakes, enterprise applications, backup, and archive. Amazon S3 provides easy-to-use management features, fine-grained access controls, strong consistency, and durability to meet a range of business, organizational, and compliance requirements. A common data loss prevention requirement is ensuring that […]

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Using job tags to manage permissions for Amazon S3 Batch Operations jobs

As organizations grow their use of AWS, they often find that a variety of teams and applications begin to use the data stored in Amazon S3. While customers love the agility benefits of this, they also seek to govern their data’s security, productivity, and cost. Earlier this year we announced support for job tags with […]

Customer innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic

To call 2020 a challenging year would be a considerable understatement. The prolonged period of the pandemic has made a significant impact on our daily lives, creating a “new normal.” What used to be normal, connecting face-to-face to conduct business and socialize with friends and family, has turned even more digital. This was inevitable and […]

re:Invent

AWS re:Invent recap: Choosing storage for on-premises file-based workloads

Back in 2016, we first launched File Gateway, a gateway type of the hybrid cloud storage service AWS Storage Gateway. At the time, I had at least one conversation daily (or so it seemed) about File Gateway or Amazon EFS being the right solution for NFS workloads. In 2016, File Gateway only supported NFS, and […]

AWS re:Invent recap: Modernize your applications with Amazon EFS

Development teams are modernizing their applications by adopting containers, serverless, and microservices-based architectures. As containers are transient in nature, long-running applications can benefit from keeping state in durable file storage. At the same time, serverless computing enables you to be more agile while spending less time dealing with the security, scalability, and availability of your […]

re:Invent

Automating copying encrypted Amazon EBS snapshots across AWS accounts

UPDATE: The screenshots of the Amazon DLM interface in this post were updated on 7/14/2021. Many customers have disaster recovery (DR) best practices that require them to copy their Amazon EBS snapshots to an isolated account in a different Region and encrypt those snapshots with a different key. In doing so, customers are able to […]

re:Invent

AWS re:Invent recap: Break down data silos with a data lake on Amazon S3

UPDATE 9/8/2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. When you have datasets in different places controlled by different groups, you are dealing with data silos, which inherently obscure data. In contrast, a data lake can serve as your central repository of data regardless of source or format. At re:Invent […]