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re:Invent

AWS re:Invent recap: Accelerate your migration to Amazon S3

The need to migrate data securely, efficiently, and quickly to Amazon S3 from your on-premises data centers is not without its challenges. If the dataset is relatively small, there are many open source or free tools available to accomplish this task. But, as the proliferation of data continues to challenge IT professionals in nearly every […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Best practices with Amazon S3

At AWS re:Invent 2020-2021, I was happy to present a session that first aired on December 3: Amazon S3 foundations: Best practices for Amazon S3. Amazon S3, including Amazon S3 Glacier, provides developers and IT teams with object storage that offers industry-leading scalability, durability, security, and performance. In the re:Invent session, we reviewed key features […]

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Running Kubernetes cluster with Amazon EKS Distro across AWS Snowball Edge

AWS Snowball Edge customers are running applications for edge local data processing, analysis, and machine learning using Amazon EC2 compute instances on Snowball Edge devices in remote or disconnected locations. Customers use Snowball Edge devices in locations including, but not limited to, cruise ships, oil rigs, and factory floors with no or limited network connectivity. […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Quick and secure data migrations using AWS DataSync

I work with a lot of customers that are at different stages in their cloud journey. Some customers are just starting out, and looking for ways to take advantage of cloud scale and economics. Others have been running on AWS for years, and are looking to optimize their processes and workflows. There are also those […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Optimize your data migration with AWS Snow Family

At AWS re:Invent 2020-2021, Ramesh Kumar, Senior Manager of Product Management for the AWS Snow Family, presented a session on “Optimizing data migrations with AWS Snowcone and AWS Snowball Edge“. That session, now on-demand, shed some light on solutions, services, and considerations for optimizing your data migration to AWS with those devices. Ramesh also discussed […]

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NEW Amazon S3 sessions at AWS re:Invent are coming on Jan 12-14

  We are into week two of AWS re:Invent, and a lot of the Amazon S3 sessions we posted about are now available on-demand, with a few more to be broadcast over the next two weeks. Hopefully, you also heard about some of the major announcements for Amazon S3, including strong read-after-write consistency, replication to […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Deep dive on Amazon FSx for Lustre + Amazon S3

Amazon S3 stores exabytes of data, trillions of objects, and peaks regularly at millions of requests per second. It has set the standard for object storage across the globe. If you’re reading this blog, you probably have data stored in Amazon S3. This could be financial services, life sciences, or media and entertainment data. Perhaps […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Data protection and compliance with AWS Backup

At my session at AWS re:Invent 2020-2021, now available on-demand, I had the pleasure of exploring data protection and compliance for cloud workloads with AWS Backup. We were fortunate to have Paul O’Flynn, Principal DevOps Engineer at Workday, join us to elaborate on real-word AWS Backup use cases. In this blog post, I cover some […]

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AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2020-2021: Week 2

AWS re:Invent 2020-2021 kicked off last week as a free, multiple-week virtual conference (don’t forget to register), running from November 30 to December 18, 2020, and January 12 to January 14, 2021. While Las Vegas has been re:Invent’s home for years, we are excited to keep the re:Invent tradition going in this virtual format as […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Modernize your on-premises backup strategy with AWS

While re:Invent 2020-2021 is a departure in format from previous years, the purpose is still the same: to educate and inspire you to build, simplify, and modernize with AWS. This year I was happy to present in a re:Invent session on modernizing your on-premises backup strategy with AWS. In my session, I discussed how organizations […]

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