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AWS Identity and Access Management on AWS Snowball Edge

Many of our customers use AWS Snowball Edge devices for secure data transfer and edge computing applications. Recently, AWS announced support for AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) on Snowball Edge. Before the introduction of IAM on Snowball Edge, IT administrators shared a single access key/secret key combination with all the users who wanted to […]

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A look inside how global multimedia agency Reuters uses Amazon Web Services

My name is Romeo Radanyi and I am a Solutions Architect at Thomson Reuters, where I help teams understand and adopt cloud technologies. I’m involved in setting enterprise-level standards, pushing forward our Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning plans, and building many Reuters News Agency systems. I have also created and delivered a course at A […]

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Recover Amazon EFS files and folders with AWS Backup

A large majority of data is unstructured files, and a large percentage of applications are designed around file storage. Most of these applications have an architectural requirement to use a shared file system. A self-managed shared file system solution requires a lot of heavy lifting. This includes getting and provisioning compute and storage resources, networking, […]

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Bristol Myers Squibb increases performance and cost savings using AWS Storage Gateway

As covered in my previous post on the AWS Storage Blog, Bristol Myers Squibb relies on many AWS storage services to manage its petabyte scale data in various life science workflows. Genomics and clinical data is growing at an exponential pace, and it is important to have reliable, scalable, and secure services handling our data. […]

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Move to managed file storage in minutes with AWS DataSync

You’re probably familiar with the high-level benefits of the cloud: focus on your core business as opposed to maintaining IT infrastructure, increased agility and innovation, and growth to both your top and bottom line. AWS’ fully managed file services portfolio helps you realize those benefits, even in terms of storage. Let’s start with that point […]

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Persistent-50 high-performance file system packs a punch!

Like many things in life, the more choices you have the harder it is to make a decision. While running workloads in the cloud does make some decisions easier, it doesn’t eliminate them altogether, and there are still choices you must make on how to best architect for the cloud. These decisions now center more […]

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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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