The smallest member of highly-secure, portable devices that is used to collect and process data at the edge, and migrate data into and out of AWS is AWS Snowcone, that weighs at only 2.1kg with 8 tetrabyte storage.It offers simple, quick and low-cost way of data transfer into AWS. The device is small with dimensions 8.94” x 5.85” x 3.25” / 227 mm x 148.6 mm x 82.65 mm.
AWS snowcone has multiple layers of security and military-grade encryption capabilities unlike other AWS Snow Family devices.It is a portable device that collects, processes and moves data to AWS either offline by shipping device to AWS or online by uing AWS datasync. Edge computing workloads that use Amazon Elastic Computer Cloud(Amazon EC2) can run and store data securely using Snowcone as it has 2 CPUs and 8TB of storage.
1)To collect, process and transfer data online to AWS for edge computing applications.
2)For continuously generated sensors or machine data transfer to AWS.
3)To distribute data from AWS storage to partners & customers.
4)To aggregate content by transferring media, scientific, or other content from your edge locations to AWS.
For more information, click the link : https://aws.amazon.com/snowcone/
- Authored By: Syam Kumar S