Happy New Year! AWS Week in Review – January 9, 2023

Happy New Year! As we kick off 2023, I wanted to take a moment to remind you of some 2023 predictions by AWS leaders for you to help prepare for the new year. Five Tech Predictions for 2023 and Beyond by Dr. Wener Vogels, CTO of Amazon.com – Read how these technologies and trends will Read more about Happy New Year! AWS Week in Review – January 9, 2023[…]

Amazon S3 Encrypts New Objects By Default

At AWS, security is job zero. Starting today, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) encrypts all new objects by default. Now, S3 automatically applies server-side encryption (SSE-S3) for each new object, unless you specify a different encryption option. SSE-S3 was first launched in 2011. As Jeff wrote at the time: “Amazon S3 server-side encryption handles Read more about Amazon S3 Encrypts New Objects By Default[…]

Heads-Up: Amazon S3 Security Changes Are Coming in April of 2023

Starting in April of 2023 we will be making two changes to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) to put our latest best practices for bucket security into effect automatically. The changes will begin to go into effect in April and will be rolled out to all AWS Regions within weeks. Once the changes are Read more about Heads-Up: Amazon S3 Security Changes Are Coming in April of 2023[…]

AWS Week in Review – November 7, 2022

With three weeks to go until AWS re:Invent opens in Las Vegas, the AWS News Blog Team is hard at work creating blog posts to share the latest launches and previews with you. As usual, we have a strong mix of new services, new features, and a surprise or two. Last Week’s Launches Here are Read more about AWS Week in Review – November 7, 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – October 10, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! I had an amazing start to the week last week as I was speaking at the AWS Community Day NL. This event had 500 attendees and over 70 speakers, and Read more about AWS Week in Review – October 10, 2022[…]

Happy 10th Anniversary, Amazon S3 Glacier – A Decade of Cold Storage in the Cloud

Ten years ago, on August 20, 2012, AWS announced the general availability of Amazon Glacier, secure, reliable, and extremely low-cost storage designed for data archiving and backup. At the time, I was working as an AWS customer and it felt like an April Fools’ joke, offering long-term, secure, and durable cloud storage that allowed me Read more about Happy 10th Anniversary, Amazon S3 Glacier – A Decade of Cold Storage in the Cloud[…]

Welcome to AWS Storage Day 2022

We are on the fourth year of our annual AWS Storage Day! Do you remember our first Storage Day 2019 and the subsequent Storage Day 2020? I watched Storage Day 2021, which was streamed live from downtown Seattle. We continue to hear from our customers about how powerful the Storage Day announcements and educational sessions Read more about Welcome to AWS Storage Day 2022[…]

AWS Week In Review – July 11, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! In France, we know summer has started when you see the Tour de France bike race on TV or in a city nearby. This year, the tour stopped in the Read more about AWS Week In Review – July 11, 2022[…]

Welcome to AWS Pi Day 2022

We launched Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) sixteen years ago today! As I often told my audiences in the early days, I wanted them to think big thoughts and dream big dreams! Looking back, I think it is safe to say that the launch of S3 empowered them to do just that, and initiated Read more about Welcome to AWS Pi Day 2022[…]

New – Additional Checksum Algorithms for Amazon S3

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is designed to provide 99.999999999% (11 9s) of durability for your objects and for the metadata associated with your objects. You can rest assured that S3 stores exactly what you PUT, and returns exactly what is stored when you GET. In order to make sure that the object is Read more about New – Additional Checksum Algorithms for Amazon S3[…]