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Category: Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

New for Amazon EFS – IAM Authorization and Access Points

When building or migrating applications, we often need to share data across multiple compute nodes. Many applications use file APIs and Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) makes it easy to use those applications on AWS, providing a scalable, fully managed Network File System (NFS) that you can access from other AWS services and on-premises resources. EFS scales […]

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Optimize Storage Cost with Reduced Pricing for Amazon EFS Infrequent Access

Today we are announcing a new price reduction – one of the largest in AWS Cloud history to date – when using Infrequent Access (IA) with Lifecycle Management with Amazon Elastic File System (EFS). This price reduction makes it possible to optimize cost even further and automatically save up to 92% on file storage costs […]

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New – Infrequent Access Storage Class for Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) lets you create petabyte-scale file systems that can be accessed in massively parallel fashion from hundreds or thousands of EC2 instances and on-premises servers, while scaling on demand without disrupting applications. Since the mid-2016 launch of EFS, we have added many new features including encryption of data at rest and […]

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New – Provisioned Throughput for Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) lets you create petabyte-scale file systems that can be accessed in massively parallel fashion from hundreds or thousands of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) servers and on-premises resources, scaling on demand without disrupting applications. Behind the scenes, storage is distributed across multiple Availability Zones and redundant storage servers in order […]

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New – Encryption of Data in Transit for Amazon EFS

Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) was designed to be the file system of choice for cloud-native applications that require shared access to file-based storage. We launched EFS in mid-2016 and have added several important features since then including on-premises access via Direct Connect and encryption of data at rest. We have also made EFS available […]

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AWS Online Tech Talks – September 2017

As a school supply aficionado, the month of September has always held a special place in my heart. Nothing sets the tone for success like getting a killer deal on pens and a crisp college ruled notebook. Even if back to school shopping trips have secured a seat in your distant memory, this is still […]

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New – Encryption of Data at Rest for Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

We launched Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) in production form a little over a year ago (see Amazon Elastic File System – Production Ready in Three Regions for more information). Later in the year we added On-Premises access via Direct Connect and made EFS available in the US East (Ohio) Region, following up this year […]

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Amazon EFS Update – On-Premises Access via Direct Connect

I introduced you to Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) last year (Amazon Elastic File System – Shared File Storage for Amazon EC2) and announced production readiness earlier this year (Amazon Elastic File System – Production-Ready in Three Regions). Since the launch earlier this year, thousands of AWS customers have used it to set up, scale, […]

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Amazon Elastic File System – Production-Ready in Three Regions

The portfolio of AWS storage products has grown increasingly rich and diverse over time. Amazon S3 started out with a single storage class and has grown to include storage classes for regular, infrequently accessed, and archived objects. Similarly, Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) began with a single volume type and now offers a choice of […]

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