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Mounting Amazon S3 to an Amazon EC2 instance using a private connection to S3 File Gateway

Customers rehosting applications in the cloud that deal with large files and unstructured data can benefit by utilizing object storage from a performance, scalability, and cost perspective, as compared to block or file storage. If a legacy or COTS (commercial-off-the-shelf) application being migrated doesn’t inherently support object storage services like Amazon S3, it may be […]

Integrate an SAP ASE database to Amazon S3 using AWS Storage Gateway

Customers running workloads on an SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) database (previously known as Sybase ASE) regularly take database backups to meet their disaster recovery (DR) and data protection compliance. Critical workloads often require a longer database backup retention period due to regulatory requirements. Storing these database backup files on-premises involves higher capacity, increased cost, […]

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Find out the size of your Amazon S3 buckets

Monitoring key storage metrics is an important part of most enterprise data governance strategies, for customers of any size. Data and analytics leaders also keenly focus on cost-optimized data management as they map out their organizations’ digital futures. A robust data management and monitoring strategy can unlock several advantages for customers laying the foundation for […]

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Optimize storage costs with new Amazon S3 Lifecycle filters and actions

Managing costs is important to the bottom line of many businesses and their ability to innovate on behalf of customers. You may often find that there is some data that you use frequently, and other data that you access less frequently, if ever. Deciding how to manage costs related to storing such unevenly accessed data […]

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Shutterstock transforms IT and saves 60% on storage costs with Amazon S3

Shutterstock, founded in 2003, is a leading global creative platform for transformative brands and media companies. Working with a community of over 2 million contributors, our catalog has grown to more than 405 million images and over 25 million videos. Headquartered in New York City, we serve a global customer base spread across 150 countries […]

Amazon S3 Multi-Region Access Points

Building an active-active, latency-based application across multiple Regions

Many enterprises are looking to optimize the performance of their applications in order to deliver the best possible experience to their end users. Applications with global user bases are keenly aware of latency, and how high latency and poor performance can negatively affect their users’ experience. With data in one location, like on premises, it […]

How Amazon Photos uses Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering to significantly reduce storage costs

Amazon Photos provides unlimited photo storage and 5 GB of video storage to Amazon Prime members in eight marketplaces world-wide. Customers backup, relive, and share memories on Amazon Photos’ mobile, web, and desktop apps, and relive these memories on Amazon smart screen devices like Amazon Echo Show and Amazon Fire TV. Customers in the US […]

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Automatically archive and restore data with Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering

Customers of all sizes, in all industries, are using data lakes to transform data from a cost that must be managed, to a business asset. From time to time, data scientists and business analysts need to restore subsets of historical datasets for longitudinal studies, machine learning retraining, and more. However, users commonly write queries that don’t […]

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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Break down silos with AWS Transfer Family and Dremio’s Data Lakehouse Platform

Becoming a data-driven organization is a top priority for the majority of executives. According to an IDC data culture survey from 2021, 83% of CEOs want their organizations to be more data-driven, and 87% of CxOs say that giving their organizations the ability to make better strategic, tactical and operational decisions is their top priority. […]