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Category: Amazon EBS

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AWS Strengthens Support for Microsoft SQL Server Customers

There are many innovations that help customers run Microsoft SQL Server workloads on AWS. We recently released a Quick Start featuring SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition, and we increased the maximum storage capacity for Amazon RDS instances running Microsoft SQL Server from 4 TB to 16 TB. In addition, Amazon RDS for Microsoft SQL Server gained the ability to reconfigure volume type and Provisioned IOPS (PIOPS) upon snapshot restore.

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Partner SA Roundup – May 2017

Every month or so I work with our awesome Emerging Partner SA team to highlight the technical innovations we’re seeing from a range of APN Technology Partners. This month, we’re going to hear from Partner SAs Ian Scofield, Juan Villa, and Erin McGill, as well as Partner Development Rep Makda Tesfa-George, who discuss solutions from […]

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How to Build Sparse EBS Volumes for Fun and Easy Snapshotting

This post is co-authored by Ian Scofield and Mike Ruiz, both Partner Solutions Architects at AWS  Introduction If you are familiar with Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) and the Amazon EBS volume snapshotting process, you may know that we recommend initializing – that is, reading every block – on volumes that have been created from […]

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