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Securely installing AWS Replication Agent using AWS Security Token Service

The content of this blog post was removed for technical updates to deliver the most up-to-date guidance. We are working to get the entire post re-published with a summary of changes.

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AWS STAC-M3™ benchmark results: Low-latency tick analytics made easy

Analyzing time-series data such as tick-by-tick quotes and trades is crucial to our financial services customers, specifically quantitative analysts, algorithm engineers, risk managers, and others handling various trading functions. From running global ticker plants to algorithm development, to risk management, these functions are critical to day-to-day business operations. With the increase in trading volume and […]

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Migrating Google Cloud Storage to Amazon S3 using AWS DataSync

Organizations sometimes need to migrate large volumes of object data from one cloud provider to another. Reasons for this type of migration may include data consolidation, workload migration, disaster recovery, or the end of a discount program. Migrations typically require end-to-end encryption, the ability to detect changes, object validation, network throttling, monitoring, and cost optimization. […]

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5 ways to simplify backup plans using AWS Backup resource assignment rules

Prior to the announcement of new resource assignment capabilities in AWS Backup, customers could assign resources to a backup plan in two ways. They could either select a specific resource using its resource ID or define a specific selection tag, which helps the service identify resources to be backed up by the backup plan. While […]

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How to securely share application log files with third parties

What do we do when our applications fail, and we must provide instance-level log data to external entities for troubleshooting purposes? It’s best to limit direct human interaction with our production resources, so we often see temporary access provided for a fixed period. For highly regulated industries, the approval process for production access can be […]

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Customization and field maintenance with AWS Snowball Edge – sideloading AMIs

When the AWS Snowball Edge launched in 2016, if you wanted to run Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances on the device, you were required to specify an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) to be installed on it at time of ordering. You were then able to launch Amazon EC2 instances on the device based […]

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Optimizing SAS Grid on AWS with Amazon FSx for Lustre

Many customers run complex analytics and high performance SAS-based applications on premises using the SAS Grid platform to perform large-scale analytics. Customers with a strategy to move to open-source or cloud-native solutions will often consider refactoring applications to Python or R to lower their total cost of ownership, however refactoring these applications as part of […]

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AWS SAN in the Cloud: Millions of IOPs and tens of GB/s to any Amazon EC2 instance

Over the years, traditional on-premises applications have relied on ever more powerful (and expensive) storage arrays to scale application IO performance and provide a single server with millions of IOPs. Meanwhile, AWS was perfecting the art of linear, elastic horizontal scalability of storage performance in the cloud. Until now, it’s been difficult to meet the […]

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Optimizing SAP HANA’s persistence layer with Amazon EBS gp3 volumes

SAP HANA is an in-memory, relational database which enterprises rely on to run their mission critical Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and analytical applications. As SAP HANA is an in-memory database, you may wonder why the storage layer is relevant. A key point is that memory is volatile. When you write data to a HANA […]

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Achieve higher database performance using Amazon EBS io2 Block Express volumes

I think it’s safe to say that every organization that runs its own IT environment has applications running on a database. Managing database servers is a critical job, as any performance hiccups on the database could affect many users and the workloads that they execute. Many enterprises see negative impact on the performance of their […]

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