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Tag: Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)

Global fashion e-commerce retailer shortens SQL query time by 30% using Amazon EBS io2 Block Express

A top global e-commerce retailer employs the concept of on-demand manufacturing to deliver a wide variety of affordable fashion apparel products to customers around the world. It serves end users globally with a mobile app and website for ordering, payment, and delivery. To improve the performance, resilience, flexibility, and scalability of its systems, the retailer […]

Automating application-consistent Amazon EBS Snapshots for InterSystems IRIS databases

InterSystems IRIS is a cloud-based data platform optimized for high-throughput applications that must simultaneously process transactions and a range of analytics, including analytic SQL, business rules, and machine learning. Users use the InterSystems IRIS Data Platform to rapidly develop and deploy critical applications. InterSystems recommends that users consider several backup methods, such as external backups, […]

How BMW Group optimizes software builds using AWS VM Import/Export and Amazon EBS Snapshot Copy

The BMW Group (BMW) is a global manufacturer of premium automobiles and motorcycles, covering the brands BMW, BMW Motorrad, MINI, and Rolls-Royce. Since 2022, BMW has started using AWS to scale its capacity to handle vast increases in needed compute and storage capacity to build and test automated driving features, such as adaptive cruise control, […]

Marqeta supercharges MySQL workloads using Amazon EBS io2 Block Express

Given the ubiquity of digital payments, cutting-edge fintech solutions hinge on seamless and highly available real-time transaction processing. Invariably, this needs the support of a performant, reliable, and secure datastore. And after considering technical requirements, fintech companies know that regulatory and compliance auditing never takes a back seat. Enterprise AWS customer Marqeta needed all of […]

Improve compute utilization with more Amazon EBS volume attachments on 7th generation Amazon EC2 instances

For many stateful containerized applications, such as those using Kubernetes orchestration, each stateful pod (the smallest deployable container object) may require dedicated persistent storage. A block storage solution is a good fit due to its high performance, low latency, and persistence attributes. If a compute instance has more compute resources to spare, you can only […]

Simple and comprehensive data protection with Amazon Data Lifecycle Manager

Enterprises often use distinct accounts to group workloads and associated resources used across multiple teams and projects. This helps organizations align ownership, decision making, and costs so that they can be easily managed across internal teams. However, each team in an account may have different requirements and processes when it comes to backing up their […]

How PingCAP transformed TiDB into a serverless DBaaS using Amazon S3 and Amazon EBS

PingCAP, an AWS Partner Network (APN) Partner, is the company behind TiDB, an advanced open-source, distributed SQL database for building modern applications. TiDB is widely used and trusted by technologists around the world. In July 2023, PingCAP released TiDB Serverless, a fully managed, autonomous DBaaS offering of TiDB. However, based on TiDB’s existing architecture, PingCAP […]

Automating application-consistent Amazon EBS Snapshots for MySQL and PostgreSQL

MySQL and PostgreSQL are popular relational database management systems that many organizations use to power web applications, dynamic websites, and embedded systems. For customers self-hosting MySQL and PostgreSQL with AWS, they can use their choice of tools to manage the operating system, database software, patches, data replication, backup, and restoration. As customers back up their […]

Retaining Amazon EC2 AMI snapshots for compliance using Amazon EBS Snapshots Archive

Many organizations have the need to retain data for a number of years to comply with regulations or IT requirements. They move cold data to archive storage in the cloud to optimize storage costs while staying compliant. For example, Amazon Machine Image (AMI) is a critical data resource that many customers want to retain long term to meet compliance. Until […]

How Orca Security efficiently shares encrypted Amazon EBS Snapshots

Orca Security, an AWS Partner, is an independent cybersecurity software provider whose agent-less cloud security environment is trusted by hundreds of enterprises globally. Orca makes cloud security simple for enterprises moving to and scaling with AWS with its patented SideScanning™ technology and Unified Data Model. Orca’s customers use Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volumes […]