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Category: Storage

Amazon S3 Block Public Access – Another Layer of Protection for Your Accounts and Buckets

Update (August 2019)– Fresh screen shots and changes to the names of the options. Newly created Amazon S3 buckets and objects are (and always have been) private and protected by default, with the option to use Access Control Lists (ACLs) and bucket policies to grant access to other AWS accounts or to public (anonymous) requests. […]

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Learn about AWS – November AWS Online Tech Talks

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. AWS Online Tech Talks are live, online presentations that cover a broad range of topics at varying technical levels. Join us this month to learn about AWS services and solutions. We’ll have experts online to help answer any questions you may […]

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Check it Out – New AWS Pricing Calculator for EC2 and EBS

The blog post that we published over a decade ago to launch the Simple Monthly Calculator still shows up on our internal top-10 lists from time to time! Since that post was published, we have extended, redesigned, and even rebuilt the calculator a time or two. New Calculator Starting with a blank screen, an empty […]

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

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon 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 (Amazon 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 […]

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New – EC2 Compute Instances for AWS Snowball Edge

I love factories and never miss an opportunity to take a tour. Over the years, I have been lucky enough to watch as raw materials and sub-assemblies are turned into cars, locomotives, memory chips, articulated buses, and more. I’m always impressed by the speed, precision, repeat-ability, and the desire to automate every possible step. On […]

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New – Lifecycle Management for Amazon EBS Snapshots

It is always interesting to zoom in on the history of a single AWS service or feature and watch how it has evolved over time in response to customer feedback. For example, Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) launched a decade ago and has been gaining more features and functionality every since. Here are a few […]

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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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