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Automating copying encrypted Amazon EBS snapshots across AWS accounts

UPDATE: The screenshots of the Amazon DLM interface in this post were updated on 7/14/2021. Many customers have disaster recovery (DR) best practices that require them to copy their Amazon EBS snapshots to an isolated account in a different Region and encrypt those snapshots with a different key. In doing so, customers are able to […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Break down data silos with a data lake on Amazon S3

UPDATE 9/7/2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. When you have datasets in different places controlled by different groups, you are dealing with data silos, which inherently obscure data. In contrast, a data lake can serve as your central repository of data regardless of source or format. At re:Invent […]

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AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2020-2021: Week 3

AWS re:Invent 2020-2021 kicked off in December 2020 as a free, multiple-week virtual conference (don’t forget to register), running from November 30 to December 18, 2020, and January 12 to January 14, 2021. While Las Vegas has been re:Invent’s home for years, we are excited to keep the re:Invent tradition going in this virtual format […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Edge computing innovation with the AWS Snow Family

Ramesh Kumar, Senior Product Manager of the AWS Snow Family, just broadcasted his AWS re:Invent 2020-2021 session yesterday: “Edge computing innovation with AWS Snowcone and AWS Snowball Edge.” You can now watch Ramesh’s 30-minute edge session on-demand. In this blog, I discuss highlights from Ramesh’s session, including an overview of AWS services from the cloud […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Accelerate your migration to Amazon S3

The need to migrate data securely, efficiently, and quickly to Amazon S3 from your on-premises data centers is not without its challenges. If the dataset is relatively small, there are many open source or free tools available to accomplish this task. But, as the proliferation of data continues to challenge IT professionals in nearly every […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Best practices with Amazon S3

At AWS re:Invent 2020-2021, I was happy to present a session that first aired on December 3: Amazon S3 foundations: Best practices for Amazon S3. Amazon S3, including Amazon S3 Glacier, provides developers and IT teams with object storage that offers industry-leading scalability, durability, security, and performance. In the re:Invent session, we reviewed key features […]

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Running Kubernetes cluster with Amazon EKS Distro across AWS Snowball Edge

AWS Snowball Edge customers are running applications for edge local data processing, analysis, and machine learning using Amazon EC2 compute instances on Snowball Edge devices in remote or disconnected locations. Customers use Snowball Edge devices in locations including, but not limited to, cruise ships, oil rigs, and factory floors with no or limited network connectivity. […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Quick and secure data migrations using AWS DataSync

I work with a lot of customers that are at different stages in their cloud journey. Some customers are just starting out, and looking for ways to take advantage of cloud scale and economics. Others have been running on AWS for years, and are looking to optimize their processes and workflows. There are also those […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Optimize your data migration with AWS Snow Family

At AWS re:Invent 2020-2021, Ramesh Kumar, Senior Manager of Product Management for the AWS Snow Family, presented a session on “Optimizing data migrations with AWS Snowcone and AWS Snowball Edge“. That session, now on-demand, shed some light on solutions, services, and considerations for optimizing your data migration to AWS with those devices. Ramesh also discussed […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Deep dive on Amazon FSx for Lustre + Amazon S3

Amazon S3 stores exabytes of data, trillions of objects, and peaks regularly at millions of requests per second. It has set the standard for object storage across the globe. If you’re reading this blog, you probably have data stored in Amazon S3. This could be financial services, life sciences, or media and entertainment data. Perhaps […]

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