I’m currently looking at how to use AWS import export in practice for a new data product.
The saying goes something like – “Never underestimate the bandwidth of a Station Wagon full of tapes”. As it’s the first time we’ve used the service, we are going to be doing two simultaneous, identical export jobs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sneakernet + http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_RAID_levels#RAID_1 + http://aws.amazon.com/importexport/
It’s a real pity there is no Web console GUI for it… More to come