Document History for AWS Snowcone User Guide - AWS Snowcone User Guide

Document History for AWS Snowcone User Guide

The following table describes the documentation for this release of AWS Snowcone.

  • API version: latest

  • Latest documentation update: November 03, 2021

Change Description Date

Support for Network Time Protocol (NTP) server configuration

Snowcone devices now support external Network Time Protocol (NTP) server configuration.

November 16, 2021

New AWS Region supported

AWS Snowcone SSD is now available in the US West (N. California), US East (Ohio), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), and Asia Pacific (Sydney) Regions. For more information, see AWS Snow Family endpoints and quotas in the AWS General Reference.

November 3, 2021

New AWS Region supported

AWS Snowcone is now available in the US West (N. California), US East (Ohio) and South America (São Paulo) Regions. For more information, see AWS Snow Family endpoints and quotas in the AWS General Reference.

September 29, 2021

New AWS Region supported

AWS Snowcone is now available in the Asia Pacific (Singapore) and Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Regions. For more information, see AWS Snow Family endpoints and quotas in the AWS General Reference.

August 26, 2021

Support for offline data export from Amazon S3 using Snowcone devices

You can now request AWS to export your Amazon S3 data by transferring it to Snowcone devices which are then physically shipped to your location. For more information, see How Import and Export Jobs Work.

August 4, 2021

Introducing AWS Snow Device Management

Snow Device Management allows you to manage your AWS Snowcone device and local AWS services remotely. All Snowcone devices support Snow Device Management, and it comes preinstalled on new devices in most AWS Regions where Snowcone is available. For more information, see Using AWS Snow Device Management to Manage Devices.

August 4, 2021

New AWS Region supported

AWS Snowcone is now available in the Canada (Central) Region. For more information, see AWS Snow Family endpoints and quotas in the AWS General Reference.

April 28, 2021

New AWS Region supported

AWS Snowcone is now available in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region. For more information, see AWS Snow Family endpoints and quotas in the AWS General Reference.

March 24, 2021

Support for direct network interface

AWS Snowcone now adds direct network interface (DNI) configuration, an advanced network feature that enables use cases like multicast streams, routing, and load balancing. For more information, see Network Configuration for Compute Instances.

January 12, 2021

New AWS Region supported

AWS Snowcone is now available in the Europe (Frankfurt) Region. For more information, see AWS Snow Family endpoints and quotas in the AWS General Reference.

November 18, 2020

New AWS Region supported

AWS Snowcone is now available in the Europe (Ireland) Region. For more information, see AWS Snow Family endpoints and quotas in the AWS General Reference.

September 16, 2020

Introducing AWS Snowcone

AWS Snowcone is a portable, rugged, and secure device for edge computing and data transfer. You can use AWS Snowcone to collect, process, and move data to AWS, either offline by shipping the device to AWS, or online using AWS DataSync. For more information, see What Is AWS Snowcone?

June 17, 2020