AWS Storage Blog

Online Tech Talk August 26: Best practices for data protection on Amazon S3

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on August 26, where an AWS expert covers best practices for data protection on Amazon S3. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). Amazon S3 provides highly durable storage for mission-critical and primary data storage, and is […]

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Online Tech Talk August 25: Secure File Transfers to Amazon S3 over SFTP and other protocols

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on August 25, where an AWS technical leads cover how to simply and seamlessly set up secure file transfers to Amazon S3 over SFTP and other protocols. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). The AWS Transfer […]

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Automating Amazon EBS snapshots management using Data Lifecycle Manager

Many AWS customers frequently look for ways to lower the operational costs and complexity of managing their backup operations. With Amazon EBS, you can create snapshots that are a convenient way to back up your block level data, regardless of where it resides. EBS snapshots are a block-level, point-in-time, incremental copies of your Amazon EBS […]

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Connecting AWS Outposts to on-premises data sources

Millions of customers such as startups, enterprises, and leading government agencies are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. There are some workloads that must remain on-premises in order to interact with data that cannot, for variety of reasons, move to an AWS Region. Enter AWS Outposts. AWS Outposts is a […]

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Expanded availability and streamlined ordering of the AWS Storage Gateway Hardware Appliance

Migrating data to the cloud is one of the primary objectives for many organizations looking to manage rapidly increasing data growth in their IT environments. Many companies want to shrink or eliminate their on-premises infrastructure and use the cloud for their growing storage needs to achieve more scalability, flexibility, and agility, all while lowering costs […]

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Transferring Amazon S3 data from AWS Regions to AWS Regions in China

AWS customers with data located in multiple AWS Regions often ask about moving files from AWS Regions outside of China to the AWS China (Beijing) Region and the AWS China (Ningxia) Region to localize data within China for compliance, data center operations, and data storage requirements. To best serve customers in China and comply with […]

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Escaping the pain of physical tape management with AWS Storage Gateway

As customers continue their cloud journeys, they want to shrink or eliminate their on-premises infrastructure and use the cloud for their growing business needs. This enables customers to achieve more scalability, flexibility, and agility, all while lowering costs and simplifying management. Moving to the cloud is a strategic business decision that gives you more control […]

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Cross-account bulk transfer of files using Amazon S3 Batch Operations

As customers scale their business on AWS, they can have millions to billions of objects in their Amazon S3 buckets. Customers often run operations on a large number of these objects in their buckets, including copying objects across accounts, encrypting objects, or tagging. Running operations on a large number of objects in S3 involves listing […]

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How Qubole optimizes cost and performance by managing shuffle data

Ad hoc analytics, data exploration, data engineering, and machine learning (ML) workloads are often run at a massive scale and require significant computing power, which can be costly. Amazon EC2 Spot Instances, which enable you to use unused Amazon EC2 computing capacity in the AWS Cloud, offer up to 90% in savings over On-Demand Instances. […]

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Introducing the Storage Migration Acceleration Program

At AWS, we understand migrating your data is not trivial, especially migrating out of tenured, familiar data storage solutions. It can involve serious and tedious work in designing, planning, and executing your data migration project plan, plus having a contingency plan in place in case of any hiccups. There are both technical and business risks […]

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