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Category: Migration & Transfer Services

New – Amazon Elastic Block Store Local Snapshots on AWS Outposts

Today I am happy to announce that AWS Outposts customers can now make local snapshots of their Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes, making it easy to meet data residency and local backup requirements. AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that extends AWS infrastructure, services, APIs, and tools to virtually any datacenter, co-location space, […]

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New – AWS Transfer Family support for Amazon Elastic File System

AWS Transfer Family provides fully managed Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), File Transfer Protocol (FTP) over TLS, and FTP support for Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), enabling you to seamlessly migrate your file transfer workflows to AWS. Today I am happy to announce AWS Transfer Family now also supports file transfers to Amazon Elastic File […]

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Welcome to AWS Storage Day 2020

Our first-ever Storage Day in November 2019 (Welcome to AWS Storage Day) was a big success. We were able to take a multitude of significant announcements related to AWS Storage services and summarize them in a single post, with longer and more detailed posts as needed. Today, we are doing it again, so welcome to […]

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AWS DataSync adds support for on-premises object storage

AWS DataSync now supports transfers to and from self-managed object storage! 🎉 This new feature makes it easy for customers to automate copying large amounts of data between on-premises object storage and AWS Cloud Storage. What is AWS DataSync? If you’re new to AWS DataSync, you may be wondering how this service works. AWS DataSync […]

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New – AWS Transfer for FTP and FTPS, in addition to existing SFTP

AWS Transfer for SFTP was launched on November 2018 as a fully managed service that enables the transfer of files directly into and out of Amazon S3 using the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Today, we are happy to announce the expansion of the service to add support for FTPS and FTP, which makes it […]

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AWS DataSync Update – Support for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

AWS DataSync helps you to move large amounts of data into and out of the AWS Cloud. As I noted in New – AWS DataSync – Automated and Accelerated Data Transfer, our customers use DataSync for their large-scale migration, upload & process, archiving, and backup/DR use cases. Amazon FSx for Windows File Server gives you […]

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Migration Complete – Amazon’s Consumer Business Just Turned off its Final Oracle Database

Over my 17 years at Amazon, I have seen that my colleagues on the engineering team are never content to leave good-enough alone. They routinely re-evaluate every internal system to make sure that it is as scalable, efficient, performant, and secure as possible. When they find an avenue for improvement, they will use what they […]

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