AWS Storage Blog

Aggregating logs with S3 Same-Region Replication

Introduction Aggregating logs to a secure dedicated location streamlines critical operations like Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). As more customers adopt a multi-account strategy, central logging becomes a key component of driving operational excellence. Considering the benefits, enterprise customers often use complex third-party tools to build their centralized log aggregation solution. With the announcement […]

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Query Amazon S3 analytics data with Amazon Athena

I recently had a customer explain that they were aware of the benefits of various Amazon S3 storage classes, like S3 Standard, S3 Infrequent-Access, and S3 One-Zone Infrequent-Access, but they were not sure which tiers and lifecycle rules to apply to optimize their storage. This customer, and others like them, have multiple buckets and various […]

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Make a New Year’s resolution: Learn about AWS Storage on the AWS Storage Blog

With the New Year upon us, we on the AWS Storage team wanted to share some of the AWS Storage Blog’s most popular posts of 2019. Since our first post welcomed you to the blog on March 25, 2019, we have made every effort to educate the AWS community, and the cloud community at large, […]

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New enhancements for moving data between Amazon FSx for Lustre and Amazon S3

Introduction to Amazon FSx for Lustre Amazon FSx for Lustre is a high performance file system optimized for workloads such as machine learning, high performance computing, video processing, financial modeling, electronic design automation, and analytics. Amazon FSx works natively with Amazon S3, making it easy for you to process cloud data sets with high performance […]

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Good news for Amazon FSx and Amazon EBS customers: AWS Local Zones

There were many announcements and feature launches at AWS re:Invent 2019. One of the announcements with forthcoming possibilities for AWS Storage users was on AWS Local Zones. For now, this news is especially pertinent to Amazon FSx and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) customers running high performance applications near Los Angeles. As a new […]

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Scheduling automated backups using Amazon EFS and AWS Backup

Introduction Using a shared file system is an important component for many computing infrastructures. For Linux systems, this is typically done using a network file system (NFS) and mounting it from the Linux hosts. Users can store data in their home directories and can share data with other users across the file system. Amazon Elastic […]

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Welcome to the final day of AWS re:Invent 2019

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date, time, and venue for your session. Remember, this is not an exhaustive list! Check out some of our previous re:Invent posts and make sure you don’t miss anything: Your AWS Storage guide to re:Invent 2019: How to maximize your time in Vegas! A storage enthusiast’s guide […]

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Welcome to day 4 of AWS re:Invent 2019

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date, time, and venue for your session. Remember, this is not an exhaustive list! Check out some of our previous re:Invent posts and make sure you don’t miss anything: Your AWS Storage guide to re:Invent 2019: How to maximize your time in Vegas! A storage enthusiast’s guide […]

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Hurricane Dorian disaster response in the Bahamas using AWS Snowball Edge

Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas on September 1, 2019. The Category 5 storm set the record for the worst natural disaster to ever impact the island nation. It became one of the two most powerful storms to ever make landfall from the Atlantic Ocean. During a disaster of this magnitude it is the responsibility of […]

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Welcome to day 3 of AWS re:Invent 2019

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date, time, and venue for your session. Remember, this is not an exhaustive list! Check out some of our previous re:Invent posts and make sure you don’t miss anything: Your AWS Storage guide to re:Invent 2019: How to maximize your time in Vegas! A storage enthusiast’s guide […]

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