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Automatic tape deletion with AWS Storage Gateway

Virtual tapes offer a great replacement for cumbersome and expensive physical tapes and are ideal for hybrid workloads looking to take advantage of cloud scale and availability. Virtual tapes can already be less costly than physical tapes and offer more flexibility, less overhead, and better security, but you can save even more money through proper […]

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Modernizing NASCAR’s multi-PB media archive at speed with AWS Storage

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motor sports in the United States, and owns 15 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. About 15 years ago NASCAR began to collect all the video, audio, and image assets from over the last 70+ […]

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Best practices for archiving large datasets with AWS

As companies grow, they often find themselves managing an ever-increasing amount of data. Customers often need to retain backups for business continuity or disaster recovery, as well as records for compliance and audits. In addition, some customers may need to retain backups to create a centralized repository of information that is heterogeneous in nature, with […]

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Collecting, archiving, and retrieving surveillance footage with AWS

Video feeds and still images from judiciary locations are considered critical forms of evidence in the court of law. These locations can be police stations and government offices or even civil locations of importance like banks and hospitals. As governments, particularly in smart cities rely upon video surveillance, it is critical to design a cost […]

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How Pinterest uses Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive to manage storage for its visual discovery engine

Pinterest is the visual discovery engine with a mission to bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love. It’s one of the biggest datasets of ideas ever assembled online, with over 300 billion Pins with ideas around home, food, style, beauty, travel, and more. More than 440 million people around the world use […]

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AWS and Tape Ark partner to migrate petabytes of tape data using AWS Snowball with Tape Gateway

The last century has seen some remarkable innovation that has created new possibilities in a wide range of computing areas. Most remarkable of all is that companies around the world can now have all of their data in one place, completely accessible, all of the time. Amazon S3 and all of the S3 storage classes […]

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Storing data with AWS Partner solutions and Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) offers a range of storage classes which are purpose-built to provide the lowest cost storage for different access patterns, and virtually any use case. Today, customers are accumulating petabytes of archive data that is only accessed occasionally and often stored indefinitely, where the data must be highly available and […]

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Automate file retrieval from S3 Glacier when using FSx for Lustre

Customers are running modern high performance computing (HPC) workloads on AWS to process large datasets cost-effectively and optimize performance. These workloads typically rely on a high-performance file system to provide low latency and high throughput access to the data. A performant file system is important so that the file storage can keep up with the […]

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How Capital One uses Amazon S3 Glacier to optimize data storage costs and maximize resources

At Capital One, our goal is to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. Our founders believed that banking would be revolutionized by technology. Based on that vision, our technology leaders made an aggressive effort in building a talented in-house software engineering practice. This foresight helped us become a leader […]

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Using AWS Snowball to migrate data to Amazon S3 Glacier for long-term storage

Customers often choose to move large amounts of on-premises data to Amazon S3 Glacier. These customers choose to use S3 Glacier for its ability to reliably and securely store any amount of data at a cost-effective price, while being designed for 11 9’s of data durability. This makes S3 Glacier a popular choice for long-term […]

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