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Enhanced Amazon S3 Integration for Amazon FSx for Lustre

Enhanced Amazon S3 Integration for Amazon FSx for Lustre

Today, we are announcing two additional capabilities of Amazon FSx for Lustre. First, a full bi-directional synchronization of your file systems with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), including deleted files and objects. Second, the ability to synchronize your file systems with multiple S3 buckets or prefixes. Lustre is a large scale, distributed parallel file […]

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New – Offline Tape Migration Using AWS Snowball Edge

Over the years, we have given you a succession of increasingly powerful tools to help you migrate your data to the AWS Cloud. Starting with AWS Import/Export back in 2009, followed by Snowball in 2015, Snowmobile and Snowball Edge in 2016, and Snowcone in 2020, each new device has given you additional features to simplify […]

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AWS Backup for Amazon S3

Preview – AWS Backup Adds Support for Amazon S3

Starting today, you can preview AWS Backup for Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). AWS Backup is a fully managed, policy-based service that lets you to centralize and automate the backup and restore of your applications spanning across 12 AWS services: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes, Amazon […]

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Amazon S3 Glacier is the Best Place to Archive Your Data – Introducing the S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval Storage Class

Today we are announcing the Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval storage class. This new archive storage class delivers the lowest cost storage for long-lived data that is rarely accessed and requires millisecond retrieval. We are also excited to announce that S3 Intelligent-Tiering now automatically optimizes storage costs for rarely accessed data that needs immediate retrieval […]

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New – Simplify Access Management for Data Stored in Amazon S3

Today, we are introducing a couple new features that simplify access management for data stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). First, we are introducing a new Amazon S3 Object Ownership setting that lets you disable access control lists (ACLs) to simplify access management for data stored in Amazon S3. Second, the Amazon S3 […]

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New for AWS Backup – Support for VMware and VMware Cloud on AWS

Today, I am happy to announce AWS Backup support for VMware, a new capability that enables you to centralize and automate data protection of virtual machines (VMs) running on VMware on premises and VMware CloudTM on AWS. You can now use a single, centrally managed policy in AWS Backup to protect these VMware environments together […]

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New – Amazon FSx for OpenZFS

Last month, my colleague Bill Vass said that we are “slowly adding additional file systems” to Amazon FSx. I’d question Bill’s definition of slow, given that his team has launched Amazon FSx for Lustre, Amazon FSx for Windows File Server, and Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP in less than three years. Amazon FSx for OpenZFS […]

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New – Use Amazon S3 Event Notifications with Amazon EventBridge

We launched Amazon EventBridge in mid-2019 to make it easy for you to build powerful, event-driven applications at any scale. Since that launch, we have added several important features including a Schema Registry, the power to Archive and Replay Events, support for Cross-Region Event Bus Targets, and API Destinations to allow you to send events […]

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