AWS Storage Blog

Best practices for setting up your AWS DataSync agent

AWS DataSync is an online data transfer service that simplifies, automates, and accelerates copying large amounts of data between your on-premises environment and AWS Storage services. You can use DataSync to migrate active data to AWS, transfer data to the cloud for analysis and processing, archive data to free up on-premises storage capacity, or replicate […]

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Online Tech Talk October 21: Using Amazon S3 with AWS Outposts

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on October 21, where an AWS expert covers using Amazon S3 with AWS Outposts. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Amazon S3 on Outposts makes it easy for you to store and retrieve data in your […]

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Managing Amazon S3 access with VPC endpoints and S3 Access Points

Many customers own multiple Amazon S3 buckets, some of which are accessed by applications running in VPCs. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) enables you to launch AWS resources into a virtual network that you define. This virtual network closely resembles a traditional network that you’d operate in your own data center, with the benefits […]

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Instant data sharing with Multi-Attach enabled Amazon EBS volumes

Mission-critical applications relying on highly performant and low latency access to data (such as business intelligence platforms) require resilient and highly available (HA) architecture. Implementing active-active and active-standby architectures with shared storage in cloud environments is now possible with introduction of EBS Multi-Attach enabled EBS volumes. Multi-Attach, coupled with Cluster Volume Manager (CVM), offers functionality […]

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AWS Storage Virtual Workshop Series

On-premises storage can be costly and complex, with expensive hardware refresh cycles and data migrations due to system upgrades. It is also difficult to gain insights because your data is trapped in silos from multiple storage systems. With AWS Storage solutions, you can reduce the time to make those resources available to your organization from weeks to […]

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Using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server with Azure ADDS domain

Customers are using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server for a variety of use cases that need shared file storage that is accessible over the industry-standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, and that is integrated with Microsoft Active Directory. You can use Amazon FSx with any Microsoft Active Directory that is hosting your user identities, […]

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Optimize price and performance with Amazon FSx for Lustre

Earlier this year, I blogged about the performance characteristics of Amazon FSx for Lustre persistent file systems. As with everything AWS, we never rest on our laurels and we continue to push the envelope and drive innovation. Recently, we launched a new lower-cost Hard Disk Drive (HDD) storage type for Amazon FSx for Lustre Persistent […]

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Zalando handles millions of objects with Amazon S3 event notifications

As mentioned the last time we made a guest appearance on this blog, Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, with over 34 million active customers. The first Zalando blog post, authored by a colleague of mine and data engineer Max Schultze, discussed our data lake on Amazon S3. I am Ire […]

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How one AWS Hero uses AWS Storage Gateway for in-cloud backup

Over the course of my 25-year career in IT, including my time as an AWS Community Hero, I’ve developed a passion for data storage and protection. For the last 19 years, I’ve worked for Direct Supply, a provider of products, services, and solutions for the long-term care and acute care industries. In a previous blog, […]

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Autodesk adopts Amazon S3 to save 75% on storage and modernize backup and recovery

Autodesk is a leader in design and software for the architecture, engineering, construction, media and entertainment, and manufacturing industries. If you’ve ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are that you’ve experienced the work of millions of Autodesk customers. Autodesk has been an AWS […]

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