Posted On: Nov 24, 2020

Amazon FSx for Lustre, a service that provides high-performance shared storage, now enables you to increase the storage capacity of your file systems with the click of a button, providing you the flexibility to easily respond to your evolving storage needs by increasing file system size in a matter of minutes. 

Amazon FSx for Lustre makes it easy and cost effective to launch and run the world’s most popular high-performance file system in AWS. It is designed for applications that require fast storage – where you want your storage to keep up with your compute. Amazon FSx also integrates with Amazon S3, making it easy for you to process cloud data sets with the Lustre high-performance file system. 

Starting today, you can increase the storage capacity of your file systems as needed with the click of a button in the AWS Management Console or using an API call. With the new capability to grow storage, you can dynamically increase your storage size as your data sets grow, so you don't need to worry about accommodating growing data sets when creating your file system. 

The ability to grow storage on your file systems is now available at no additional cost on all Amazon FSx for Lustre file systems. Please see the Region table for a list of Amazon FSx for Lustre availability by region. For more information about this new feature, see the storage scaling documentation.