AWS Storage Blog

Migrating hundreds of TB of data to Amazon S3 with AWS DataSync

This blog is co-authored by Satish Kumar of Autodesk and Sona Rajamani of AWS. Enterprises are often faced with challenges in migrating vast amounts of data efficiently and effectively from their on-premises data storage environments to AWS. To aid and ease this migration, AWS offers offline data transfer services such as AWS Snowball, AWS Snowball […]

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Using Okta as an identity provider with AWS Transfer for SFTP

AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP) is a fully managed service that enables you to move file transfer workloads to AWS when they use the Secure Shell File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Enterprises and startups across a range of industries can use AWS SFTP without needing to modify applications or manage any SFTP servers. Data uploaded […]

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Taking crash-consistent snapshots across multiple Amazon EBS volumes on an Amazon EC2 instance

Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) enables you to back up volumes at any time using EBS snapshots. Snapshots retain the data from all completed I/O operations, allowing you to restore the volume to its exact state at the moment before backup (referred to as crash-consistency). Many of our customers use snapshots in their backup […]

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Getting started: Training resources for storage on AWS

With a wide variety of storage and data transfer and migration services, understanding where to start when considering AWS for your data storage can be a time consuming task. Where do you start? What resources are available to help guide you through unfamiliar territory? Where can you go if you need additional help? Whether you’ve […]

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Lift and shift migration of SFTP servers to AWS

At re:Invent 2018, we launched a fully managed service called AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP) to enable the migration of file transfer workloads to AWS. We spoke with dozens of customers who were eager to replace their existing SFTP server with a fully managed service backed by storage in the cloud. One of the […]

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Excluding and including specific data in transfer tasks using AWS DataSync filters

AWS DataSync automates and accelerates copying data between your NFS servers, Amazon S3 buckets, and Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) file systems. With the recent launch of filtering, you can now specify the set of files, folders, or objects that should be transferred, those that should be excluded from the transfer, or a combination […]

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New on the APN Blog: Storing and Sharing Files with Amazon FSx in a VMware Cloud on AWS Environment

On the AWS Partner Network (APN) blog there is a very informative new post showing you how to deploy a fully managed, shared Windows file system with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server and mount it to your virtual machines (VMs) by using VMware Cloud on AWS. Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides a fully managed […]

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New – Amazon S3 Batch Operations

We recently announced that Amazon S3 Batch Operations is generally available. S3 Batch Operations is a new feature that makes it simple for customers to manage billions of objects stored in Amazon S3, with a single API request or a few clicks in the S3 Management Console. Now, all AWS customers can make changes to object […]

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New on Jeff Barr’s Blog: Amazon S3 Path Deprecation Plan – The Rest of the Story

I wanted to be sure you saw Jeff Barr’s latest blog on the Amazon S3 Path Deprecation Plan. A snippet is below, but I encourage you to visit his blog to read the full post. From Jeff: Last week we made a fairly quiet (too quiet, in fact) announcement of our plan to slowly and […]

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Enable password authentication for AWS Transfer for SFTP using AWS Secrets Manager

Last year at re:Invent we launched AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP), a fully managed service that makes it easy to migrate your file transfer workflows to AWS, without changing applications or clients. You can use the service to upload and download files over SFTP directly in and out of Amazon S3. We’ve seen use […]

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