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Cost efficiently migrate billions of small files with AWS Snowball

Migrating billions of small files to the cloud can be challenging because of the time and cost required to do so. Solutions that move small files to the cloud – whether online or offline — can exponentially increase cost. This is primarily due to the size of each individual file being migrated. For clarity, a […]

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Using AWS Snowball to migrate data to Amazon S3 Glacier for long-term storage

Customers often choose to move large amounts of on-premises data to Amazon S3 Glacier. These customers choose to use S3 Glacier for its ability to reliably and securely store any amount of data at a cost-effective price, while being designed for 11 9’s of data durability. This makes S3 Glacier a popular choice for long-term […]

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Migrating on-premises file shares to Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Organizations of all sizes want to increase agility, accelerate innovation, improve security, and reduce costs by migrating on-premises applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Many of these applications store the data they rely on in NAS (network-attached storage) appliances powered by NetApp ONTAP, which provide storage and data management features that make it easy to […]

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Making it even simpler to create and manage your AWS Snow Family jobs

Customers use AWS Snow Family devices to run storage, compute, and data-processing operations in austere environments with inconsistent (or no) network connectivity. The AWS Snow Family, comprised of AWS Snowcone and AWS Snowball, offers a number of physical devices and capacity points, most with built-in computing capabilities. These devices help physically transport up to exabytes […]

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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: 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 2020-2021: data transfer, hybrid cloud, and edge computing sessions

The biggest cloud computing event of the year has begun! As you’re most likely aware of by now, re:Invent 2020-2021 is a FREE, 3-week virtual conference taking place from Nov 30 – Dec 18 and Jan 12 – 14. We wanted to make sure we ended 2020 offering you a ton of educational AWS content […]

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Migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon S3 (Part 1)

UPDATE: The second post in this two-part series was published on October 29th, 2020. This is the first of a two-post series intended for customers migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon S3. This post addresses moving your data to S3 and choosing the optimal storage class for your data. The second follow-on post (coming […]

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Easily ingest data into AWS for building data lakes, archiving, and more

An increasing amount of data is being generated and stored each day on premises. The sources of this data range from traditional sources like user or application-generated files, databases, and backups, to machine generated, IoT, sensor, and network device data. Customers are looking for cost optimized and operationally efficient ways to store and access their […]

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Comparing your on-premises storage patterns with AWS Storage services

Many companies want to move to the cloud, and for most of those companies, moving to the cloud starts with an assessment of existing storage infrastructure. It is useful to know how to map existing storage with AWS Storage options to assess the existing storage infrastructure effectively. Companies that take the time to identify where […]

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