Posted On: Apr 13, 2022

AWS DataSync now supports transferring files to and from Amazon FSx for OpenZFS, a fully managed service that offers highly reliable, scalable, performant, and feature-rich file storage built on the open-source OpenZFS file system. Using DataSync, you can easily and securely migrate your on-premises file or object storage to FSx for OpenZFS or perform ongoing transfers of your data between FSx for OpenZFS and your on-premises storage or AWS Storage services. You can also use DataSync to move data between FSx for OpenZFS file systems.

AWS DataSync is an online data movement service that provides you with a simple way to automate and accelerate copying data over the internet or AWS Direct Connect. DataSync securely and seamlessly connects to your Amazon FSx for OpenZFS file system, and copies files and folders together with their associated metadata. DataSync automates data transfers, including scheduling, monitoring, encryption, and data integrity validation. Support for Amazon FSx for OpenZFS complements existing DataSync capabilities to copy data between Network File System (NFS) shares, Server Message Block (SMB) shares, Hadoop Distributed File Systems (HDFS), self-managed object storage, AWS Snowcone, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) buckets, Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) file systems, Amazon FSx for Windows File Server file systems, and Amazon FSx for Lustre file systems.

This new capability can be used in all regions where AWS DataSync and Amazon FSx for OpenZFS are available. Learn more by reading the DataSync User Guide and DataSync website. Sign in to the AWS DataSync console to get started.