Running Operations & Large Scale Data Transfer in non-AWS Environments with the AWS Snow Family

Intermediate
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This lesson takes an introductory look at the AWS Snow Family of devices, giving you an understanding of what they are and the problems they are designed to solve. The devices covered by this lesson include AWS Snowcone, Snowball, Snowmobile.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the AWS Snow Family
  • Understand the differences between AWS Snowcone, AWS Snowball, and AWS Snowmobile
  • Learn when you would use each service in a production environment
  • Understand their key features and how to request a snow device

Intended Audience

This lesson has been designed to help those who are new to the AWS snow family of devices and are potentially looking at them to assist with data import/export requirements for migrating data into and out of AWS.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this lesson, you should have an understanding and awareness of the Amazon S3 storage service, as well as a basic understanding of edge computing.

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