AWS re:Invent 2016: Move Exabyte-Scale Data Sets with AWS Snowmobile

AWS re:Invent 2016: Move Exabyte-Scale Data Sets with AWS Snowmobile



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AWS Snowmobile is an exabyte-scale data transfer service used to move extremely large amounts of data to AWS. You can transfer up to 100PB per Snowmobile, a 45-foot long rugged sized shipping container, pulled by a semi-trailer truck. Snowmobile makes it easy to move massive volumes of data to the cloud, including video libraries, image repositories, or even a complete data center migration. Transferring data with Snowmobile is secure, fast and cost effective.

36 thoughts on “AWS re:Invent 2016: Move Exabyte-Scale Data Sets with AWS Snowmobile

  1. Transformers & Rick and Morty cross over

    Optimus prime: look world I am a pendrive. I turned myself into a pendrive 😎

  2. How do you transfer data from on-premise onto this truck? Connect to a bundle of fiber optics? Also, if you want to encrypt in-transit, how long does it take to encrypt exabyte blob of data?

  3. That truck driver never imagined a crowd of nerds cheering on him. That's a scenario no one saw coming before this information era LOL.

  4. In the 70s this would be how you would deliver 1 YouTube video to your friend on the other side of the country. A truckload of 8" floppy disks.

  5. How to move your customer spying data 101. Get a big truck and drive it into the desert with all that data.

  6. Ну накидали они дисков в контейнер, в чем новшество то?

  7. За один раз один такой автомобиль способен перевезти вплоть до 100 петабайт данных.

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