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Category: Storage

AWS GovCloud (US) Update – Glacier, VM Import, CloudTrail, and More

I am pleased to be able to announce a set of updates and additions to AWS GovCloud (US). We are making a number of new services available including Amazon Glacier, AWS CloudTrail, and VM Import. We are also enhancing the AWS Management Console with support for Auto Scaling and the Service Limits Report. As you […]

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 […]

Amazon Glacier Now in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region

Amazon Glacier is a storage service designed for backup and archiving. Glacier provides secure, durable storage at an extremely low cost. Introduced a little over a year ago, Glacier has been growing quickly. Our customers are using Glacier for digital preservation, online backup of historical assets, archiving of cold media data, storage of operational data […]

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 […]

New – Range Retrieval for Amazon Glacier

Update (October 2019) – The range retrieval function described in this post is part of Amazon S3 Glacier’s InitiateJob function. You cannot use the S3 API to initiate a range retrieval on an object that has the Glacier storage class. Amazon Glacier is designed for storing data that is infrequently accessed. Once you have stored […]

Archiving Amazon S3 Data to Amazon Glacier

(Editor’s note, April 22, 2022: Since this article was originally published, additional helpful resources have also become available, including Getting started using the Amazon S3 Glacier storage classes and Best practices for archiving large datasets with AWS.)   AWS provides you with a number of data storage options. Today I would like to focus on […]