AWS Storage Blog

Cloud storage in minutes with AWS Storage Gateway

Moving workloads to the cloud is one of the primary ways for CIOs to address their top strategic priorities: increasing agility, accelerating innovation, strengthening security, and reducing cost. Many companies have existing infrastructure in data centers and remote offices but want to take advantage of cloud services. AWS helps these customers accelerate their journey to […]

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How Zalando built its data lake on Amazon S3

Founded in 2008, Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle with over 32 million active customers. I am a lead data engineer at Zalando and a steady contributor to the company’s cloud journey. In this blog post, I cover how Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) became a cornerstone of the data […]

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AWS Storage Gateway adds Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering to File Gateway

In an effort to minimize the challenge of optimizing storage costs, we are pleased to announce that AWS Storage Gateway’s File Gateway now supports the Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering storage class. Customers frequently have workloads with changing or unknown storage access patterns, making it difficult for them to determine which datasets are more frequently accessed than others. […]

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Building a Linux edge-computing solution with AWS Snowball Edge and Amazon EC2

There are many situations where you must run data inference close to the data sources. Often times these are located at remote, disconnected locations. Let’s consider the following examples: A remote oil drilling platform has numerous sensors that generate data. Critical components have to be monitored for wear and tear, or failure, and replacements must […]

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Encrypting existing Amazon S3 objects with the AWS CLI

Encryption of data at rest is increasingly required by industry protocols, government regulations, and internal organizational security standards. Encryption helps you protect your stored data against unauthorized access and other security risks. Amazon S3’s default encryption can be used to automate the encryption of new objects in your bucket, but default encryption does not change […]

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Migrating network file shares to Amazon WorkDocs using AWS DataSync

Today, many AWS customers use Amazon WorkDocs to retire expensive network file shares and move content to the cloud. With WorkDocs’s pay-as-you-go pricing, customers only pay for the active user accounts on their WorkDocs site. WorkDocs not only provides secure cloud storage, but also allows users to easily share content with other internal and external […]

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Persistent storage for high-performance workloads using Amazon FSx for Lustre

High-performance file systems are often divided into two types: scratch and persistent. Scratch file systems provide temporary storage with high-performance characteristics such as submillisecond latency, up to hundreds of gigabytes per second of throughput, and millions of IOPS for short-term workloads. By contrast, persistent file systems are designed to combine the performance levels of their […]

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Digital transformation at Discover using AWS Storage solutions

One of the biggest challenges any organization can face is how to tackle the notion of digital transformation. Even defining what that means for them and their employees can be a daunting task. For many organizations, that transformation includes a journey to the cloud and starting to examine other new (or new-ish) technologies. One lesson […]

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Deploying Amazon FSx for Windows File Server into a shared VPC

As enterprises continue to move more of their application footprint to the cloud, they quickly realize that they need a solution for their file data. While many modern applications are built to interact with API driven storage services, like object stores, NoSQL, or graph databases (among others), there are still a large number of workloads […]

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Novetta delivers IoT and Machine Learning to the edge for disaster response

During disaster response, maintaining high safety standards is paramount. Knowing the location of personnel, vehicles, and equipment is critical to maximizing the effectiveness of first responders and supporting safety efforts. Tracking the location of these resources across a complex response, with participation from multiple organizations, can be challenging. Responding organizations often lack interoperability with local, […]

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