AWS Storage Blog

Tag: Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

How to retain resource tags in AWS Backup restore jobs

AWS customers use tags to track ownership of resources, drive cost allocation processes, control access to resources via IAM policies, implement compliance programs, and support operational activities. AWS has provided customers with comprehensive tagging best practices to implement an effective tagging strategy. Customers operating in multi-account and multi-Region environments have global disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity management […]

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Amazon S3

Analyze and tier on-premises NAS data to AWS with Komprise

As companies store larger and larger amounts of unstructured data, they may find that their IT is not always capable of keeping up with their pace of data growth. For instance, they may be inefficiently and expensively storing unstructured data by storing both frequently and infrequently accessed data on the same NAS device, at the […]

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Amazon S3

Auto-sync files from Amazon WorkDocs to Amazon S3

Today, many customers use Amazon S3 as their primary storage service for various use cases, including data lakes, websites, mobile applications, backup and restore, archive, big data analytics, and more. Versatile, scalable, secure, and highly available worldwide, S3 serves as a cost-effective data storage foundation for countless application architectures. Often, customers want to exchange files and […]

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Electronic Arts optimizes storage costs and operations using Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering and S3 Glacier

Electronic Arts (EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. We make games that touch 450+ million players across console, PC, and mobile including top franchises such as FIFA, Madden, and Battlefield. All of our games are instrumented with telemetry that help our teams in building, enhancing, and operating these world-class player experiences at […]

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Amazon S3

Enforcing ownership of Amazon S3 objects in a multi-account environment

Today, Amazon S3 hosts over 100 trillion objects and regularly peaks at tens of millions of requests per second. As the set of use cases for S3 has expanded, our customers have asked us for new ways to regulate access to their mission-critical buckets and objects. For example, with a data lake hosted on Amazon […]

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Synchronizing your data to Amazon S3 using AWS DataSync

There are many factors to consider when migrating data from on premises to the cloud, including speed, efficiency, network bandwidth and cost. A common challenge many organizations face is choosing the right utility to copy large amounts of data from on premises to an Amazon S3 bucket. I often see cases in which customers start with a free […]

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Amazon S3 Replication

Save 20% on storage costs for replicated data in multi-region applications

Customers are increasingly building multi-region applications where they keep multiple copies of their data in geographically isolated locations for reduced latency, compliance, security, disaster recovery, and other use cases. For example, one common use case is for compliance. While Amazon S3 stores your data across multiple physically separated AWS Availability Zones (AZs) in the same […]

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How to use AWS DataSync to migrate data between Amazon S3 buckets

Customers often need to move data between Amazon S3 buckets as part of their business operations, account consolidation process, or for business continuity purposes. S3 buckets with millions of existing objects or petabytes of existing data have previously required deploying clusters of compute to move data at scale. This not only required infrastructure to be deployed […]

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Amazon S3

Data management at scale using Amazon S3 Batch Operations

A challenge for many enterprises with data at the scale of petabytes is managing and taking actions on their data to migrate, improve efficiency, and drive down costs through automation. Amazon S3 buckets can hold billions of objects and exabytes of data, letting you build your applications with the ability to grow and scale as […]

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Amazon S3

Manage and analyze your data at scale using Amazon S3 Inventory and Amazon Athena

Object storage gives you virtually unlimited scale, which helps you grow your business without being concerned with managing the infrastructure to support your data. Managing millions to billions of objects in Amazon S3 can be difficult, inefficient, and time consuming if you don’t take steps to automate the management of this data at scale. Data […]

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