The following table describes the important changes to the documentation since the last release of AWS Import/Export.
API version: latest
Latest document update: February 8, 2017
|Reading Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) custom configuration files is now supported.||You can now specify the location of your HDFS custom configuration XML files using
the new ||February 8, 2017|
|Importing data from a Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) cluster (version 2.x) is now supported.||You can now import data from a HDFS cluster (version 2.x) to Amazon S3 through a Snowball. For more information, see Importing Data from HDFS.||September 30, 2016|
|Programmatic job management and data transfers are now supported.||You can now programmatically manage jobs and transfer data with Snowball. For more information on using the job management API for Snowball, see AWS Snowball API Reference. For more information on using the Amazon S3 Adapter for Snowball to call Amazon S3 REST API actions to transfer data with a Snowball, see Transferring Data with the Amazon S3 Adapter for Snowball.||August 11, 2016|
|Snowball is now available from EU (Frankfurt) in the European Union.||You can now create and manage jobs from the EU (Frankfurt) AWS Management Console. For more information, see Shipping Considerations for AWS Snowball.||July 25, 2016|
|Snowball is now available in India.||Snowball is now available in the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) region. For more information, see Shipping Considerations for AWS Snowball.||June 27, 2016|
|Snowball is now available in new regions and has a new storage capacity option.||Snowball is now available in the following regions; US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), US West (N. California), EU (Ireland), Asia Pacific (Sydney), and AWS GovCloud (US). For more information, see Shipping Considerations for AWS Snowball. Snowball also has a new 80 TB model available in all regions, in addition to the 50 TB model only available in the US regions.||April 19, 2016|
|Introducing export for AWS Snowball||You can now use Snowball to export data from Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3).||February 29, 2016|
|Hardware update: SFP+ optical interface||The Snowball appliance has been updated to include a new SFP+ optical interface that offers slightly better signal integrity over its copper counterpart but otherwise shares the same high performance. If you received a Snowball before this date, it does not have this network interface option.||November 18, 2015|
|Introducing AWS Snowball||
AWS Snowball is a data transfer service for importing huge amounts of data into Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). With Snowball, you can import hundreds of terabytes or petabytes of data from your on-premises data centers into Amazon S3.
|October 7, 2015|