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AWS Lake Formation – Now Generally Available

As soon as companies started to have data in digital format, it was possible for them to build a data warehouse, collecting data from their operational systems, such as Customer relationship management (CRM) and Enterprise resource planning…
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AWS Project Resilience – Up to $2K in AWS Credits to Support DR Preparation

We want to help state and local governments, community organizations, and educational institutions to better prepare for natural and man-made disasters that could affect their ability to run their mission-critical IT systems.Today we are…
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Amazon S3 Update – SigV2 Deprecation Period Extended & Modified

Every request that you make to the Amazon S3 API must be signed to ensure that it is authentic. In the early days of AWS we used a signing model that is known as Signature Version 2, or SigV2 for short. Back in 2012, we announced SigV4,…
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New – Automatic Cost Optimization for Amazon S3 via Intelligent Tiering

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) has been around for over 12.5 years, stores trillions of objects, and processes millions of requests for them every second. Our customers count on S3 to support their backup & recovery, data archiving,…
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Amazon S3 Block Public Access – Another Layer of Protection for Your Accounts and Buckets

Newly created Amazon S3 buckets and objects are (and always have been) private and protected by default, with the option to use Access Control Lists (ACLs) and bucket policies to grant access to other AWS accounts or to public (anonymous)…
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Amazon S3 Update: New Storage Class & General Availability of S3 Select

I’ve got two big pieces of news for anyone who stores and retrieves data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3):New S3 One Zone-IA Storage Class – This new storage class is 20% less expensive than the existing Standard-IA storage…
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The Floodgates Are Open – Increased Network Bandwidth for EC2 Instances

I hope that you have configured your AMIs and your current-generation EC2 instances to use the Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) that I told you about back in mid-2016. The ENA gives you high throughput and low latency, while minimizing the load…
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S3 Select and Glacier Select – Retrieving Subsets of Objects

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) stores data for millions of applications used by market leaders in every industry. Many of these customers also use Amazon Glacier for secure, durable, and extremely low-cost archival storage. With S3, I can…
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AWS Config Update – New Managed Rules to Secure S3 Buckets

by Jeff Barr | on 14 AUG 2017 | in Amazon Simple Storage Services (S3), AWS Config, Management Tools | Permalink | |  ShareAWS Config captures the state of your AWS resources and the relationships between them. Among other features,…