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Get Started Using Amazon FSx File Gateway for Fast, Cached Access to File Server Data in the Cloud

As traditional workloads continue to migrate to the cloud, some customers have been unable to take advantage of cloud-native services to host data typically held on their on-premises file servers. For example, data commonly used for team and project file sharing, or with content management systems, has needed to reside on-premises due to issues of […]

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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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New – AWS Storage Gateway Hardware Appliance

AWS Storage Gateway connects your on-premises applications to AWS storage services such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), and Amazon Glacier. It runs in your existing virtualized environment and is visible to your applications and your client operating systems as a file share, a local block volume, or a […]

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AWS Storage Gateway Recap – SMB Support, RefreshCache Event, and More

To borrow my own words, the AWS Storage Gateway is a service that includes a multi-protocol storage appliance that fits in between your existing application and the AWS Cloud. Your applications see the gateway as a file system, a local disk volume, or a Virtual Tape Library, depending on how it was configured. Today I […]

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File Interface to AWS Storage Gateway

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. I should probably have a blog category for “catching up from AWS re:Invent!” Last November we made a really important addition to the AWS Storage Gateway that I was too busy to research and write about at the time. As […]

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Create a Virtual Tape Library Using the AWS Storage Gateway

The AWS Storage Gateway connects an on-premises software appliance with cloud-based storage to integrate your on-premises IT environment with the AWS storage infrastructure. Once installed and configured, each Gateway presents itself as one or more iSCSI storage volumes. Each volume can be configured to be Gateway-Cached (primary data stored in Amazon S3 and cached in […]

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AWS Storage Gateway Now Supports Microsoft Hyper-V

The AWS Storage Gateway can now  be run in the  Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization environment. You can use the Storage Gateway to marry your existing on-premises storage systems with the AWS cloud for backup, departmental file share storage, or disaster recovery. With today’s launch of support for Hyper-V, you can now use the Storage Gateway on-premises […]

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