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Tag: Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

Amazon S3 Replication

A step-by-step guide to synchronize data between Amazon S3 buckets

The need for data synchronization in Amazon S3 comes up in a number of scenarios for customers – enabling a new geographic region for end users, migrating data between AWS accounts, or creating additional copies of data for disaster recovery (DR). In this post, we walk through the options available to S3 customers for migrating […]

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S3 on Outposts

Run applications on premises and access Amazon S3 objects from AWS Outposts

Today we are excited to announce support for direct local access to S3 on Outposts buckets. You can now run applications in an on-premises network and access objects from S3 on Outposts buckets running on your AWS Outposts. Common use cases for S3 on Outposts involve localized data ingest, processing, and data residency. For example, […]

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S3 Access Points

Tips for effective innovation collaboration from Pinterest and AWS: Part 2

This is the second of a two-part series on how Pinterest and AWS worked together to solve a complex data access problem. Note: The launch for S3 Access Points aliases on 7/26/2021 makes it easy to use an access point for any application that requires an S3 bucket name. Researchers from the Kellogg School of […]

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S3 Access Points

How Pinterest worked with AWS to create a new way to manage data access: Part 1

This is the first of a two-part series on how Pinterest and AWS forged a grassroots collaboration to solve a complex data access problem.  In November 2020, Pinterest sent a note to AWS reporting something “surprising and inspiring:” Pinterest had begun using its new data access control system, built on Amazon S3 Access Points, to […]

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How GE’s Avio Aero deploys Microsoft SharePoint using AWS Storage solutions

SharePoint is the source of truth for the unstructured data needs of many businesses. Keeping it available, while offering the best performance possible at the most cost-effective price, is critical to ensuring that different parts of an organization can work together. At GE’s Avio Aero, our SharePoint deployment hosts business-critical data from our Finance, Sourcing, […]

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Moving external site data to AWS for file transfers with AWS Transfer Family

Managing a strong, cohesive relationship with third-party vendors and outside partners involves transferring data back-and-forth to facilitate projects and workloads. Transferring data between separate organizations can be challenging, with different infrastructures, policies, and protocols to reconcile. AWS Transfer Family offers fully managed support for transferring files over SFTP, FTPS, and FTP directly into and out […]

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Amazon S3 Object Lambda

How Ryanair used S3 Object Lambda to deliver their COVID-19 wallet

Ryanair Holdings plc, Europe’s largest airline group, is the parent company of Buzz, Lauda, Malta Air and Ryanair. Carrying 149 m guests p.a. (pre Covid-19) on more than 2,500 daily flights from over 80 bases, the Group connects over 225 destinations in 37 countries on a fleet of 450 aircraft, with a further 210 Boeing […]

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S3 cost optimization

Amazon S3 cost optimization for predictable and dynamic access patterns

Many customers of all sizes and industries tell us they are growing at an unprecedented scale – both their business and their data. Amazon S3 enables any developer to leverage Amazon’s own benefits at a massive scale with no up-front investment or performance compromises. Customers love the elasticity and agility they get with S3 because […]

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Event-driven data transfer to container-shared storage on AWS

Businesses using data lake solutions built on Amazon S3 often want their data science teams to have access to that same data for machine learning or analytics projects deployed on tools like RStudio Server and Shiny. To do so, they can easily deploy these tools in the cloud using Amazon ECS or Amazon EKS serverless containers with AWS Fargate, and can access […]

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Using AWS Storage Gateway to store Oracle database backups in Amazon S3

Customers running Oracle databases often take database and schema backups using Oracle native tools like Data Pump and RMAN to satisfy data protection, disaster recovery (DR), and compliance requirements. The backups that are taken are often stored on NFS shares. Due to a lack of scalability and the higher cost of storage in on-premises environments, […]

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