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Accelerating GPT large language model training with AWS services

GPT, or Generative Pre-trained Transformer, is a language model that has shown remarkable progress in various vertical industries. This technology has been used to generate human-like text in fields such as finance, healthcare, legal, marketing, and many others. In finance, GPT is being used to analyze financial data, generate reports, and assist with decision-making. In […]

How Goldman Sachs leverages AWS PrivateLink for Amazon S3

As a multinational investment bank and financial services company, Goldman Sachs (GS) stores diverse datasets at scale that must always be accessible whilst remaining secure and compliant with regulations and requirements. As a part of its process, Goldman Sachs leverages Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (VPC) to provide secure environments for deployment of resources within AWS, […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Using AWS Systems Manager to upgrade from CloudEndure Disaster Recovery to AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery (DRS) is the recommended service for disaster recovery to AWS. It’s the next generation of CloudEndure Disaster Recovery (CEDR), as CloudEndure Disaster Recovery technology was used to build Elastic Disaster Recovery. Now you can upgrade replicating source servers from CloudEndure Disaster Recovery to Elastic Disaster Recovery. This is accomplished via the CEDR Server […]

Improve application resiliency with Amazon EBS volume metrics and AWS Fault Injection Simulator

When business build applications, it is crucial to monitor those applications and take measures if and when needed to avoid downtime, and potentially, revenue loss. Choosing the correct metrics to monitor and setting up alarms as needed is table stakes for customers to achieve their application resiliency and availability goals. Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon […]

Automating Amazon CloudWatch dashboard creation for Amazon EBS volume KPIs

Enterprises can benefit significantly from optimizing block storage performance in the cloud. One of the primary benefits is having faster and more reliable data access to support critical business operations and real-time applications by achieving reduced latency and higher throughput. Another benefit is realizing cost savings by increasing storage operational efficiency to reduce the need […]

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Simplifying operations for VMware workloads using AWS Backup and VMware Cloud on AWS

Customers use VMware to power their business critical applications on premises. As they adopt cloud, they leverage VMware Cloud on AWS as a vehicle to migrate without refactoring their applications. Customers will still need to protect their application data, provide disaster recovery from events, and migrate data if needed. For a large-scale migration with limited […]

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Migrating mixed file sizes with the snow-transfer-tool on AWS Snowball Edge devices

When moving your applications and business infrastructure to AWS, it is likely you will need to migrate your existing data as well. This data often comes from file share environments and contains a variety of file sizes. If the data contains more than a single digit percentage of files under 1 MB, your migration performance […]

S3 Security

Understanding S3 Block Public Access

Update (4/27/2023): Amazon S3 now automatically enables S3 Block Public Access and disables S3 access control lists (ACLs) for all new S3 buckets in all AWS Regions. Storing data securely is a key tenet for every business. Companies balance this against the need to share data where and when it’s needed. Human security review is a […]

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Preserving last-modified timestamps when restoring Amazon S3 objects with AWS Backup

Customers operating in highly regulated industries are usually subject to rules mandating that data integrity be maintained and available throughout its entire lifetime. To meet integrity requirements, data must be restorable along with any associated audit trail and metadata information, such as object creation dates, last modified timestamps, and tags. When restoring backups of Amazon […]

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How Audible uses Amazon S3 Object Lambda to improve streaming playback performance

Audible is a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling that offers its customers a new way to enhance and enrich their lives daily. Audible content includes over 790,000 audiobooks, podcasts, and Audible Originals. Audible has millions of members worldwide, who subscribe to one of 10 localized services designed for customers in Australia, Canada, France, […]