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AWS Partners use AWS PrivateLink to connect privately to Amazon S3

Many customers use applications from the AWS Partner ecosystem for a range of use cases, including data lakes, data analytics, data warehousing, backup and restore, archive, and more. Certain security-conscious applications running in on-premises data centers need private access to Amazon S3 without going over the internet or using public IPs. Traditionally, to achieve this […]

Storage options and designs for VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS is a jointly engineered solution by VMware and AWS that brings VMware’s Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) technologies to the global AWS infrastructure. If you have workloads with varying storage requirements, it’s important to understand the storage options available and how they could work best for different scenarios. The service offers VMware […]

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Cloud-based disaster recovery: Simple protection for every budget

Data is an organization’s lifeblood—and more vulnerable than ever to breach, attacks, and disastrous loss. Yet too many companies aren’t acting as quickly or effectively on their disaster recovery (DR) strategy as they should, due to constraints in funding, staffing, and resources, amongst other things. At ePlus, we help organizations navigate their technology options – […]

Clustered storage simplified: GFS2 on Amazon EBS Multi-Attach enabled volumes

One of the design patterns for high availability of mission critical applications is the use of shared storage. This architectural pattern enables you to access storage from multiple hosts simultaneously, making your applications resilient to node failures. Customers with demanding transaction processing systems, analytics workloads, or high performance computing clusters need highly available, high-performance storage […]

How Clumio improved their Amazon EBS backups using EBS direct APIs

At AWS re:Invent 2019, AWS launched Amazon EBS direct APIs. This feature enables AWS customers to list the blocks in an EBS snapshot, compare the differences between two EBS snapshots, and directly read data from EBS snapshots. To perform these tasks before AWS released the EBS direct APIs, you would need to launch temporary Amazon […]

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 […]

Using Veeam with AWS Storage services to store offsite backups

Many customers are using Veeam Backup & Replication to protect their on-premises infrastructure and want to reduce the amount of physical backup infrastructure that they need to purchase and maintain. They also want to ensure that their backups reside in highly durable, cost effective storage. AWS Storage services such as Amazon S3, AWS Storage Gateway, […]

Deploy a highly available AWS Storage Gateway on a VMware vSphere cluster

Tens of thousands of customers are using AWS Storage Gateway today for business-critical applications. By providing common storage protocols such as iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and iSCSI VTL, Storage Gateway makes it easy for customers to continue using their existing applications while taking advantage of virtually unlimited cloud storage. Customers use Storage Gateway to simplify storage […]

Your backup and archive guide to re:Invent

UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated. Please visit the AWS Events channel on YouTube for a complete on-demand playlist of AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2019. In one of our recent blog posts, we shared an all-in storage guide for re:Invent so you can maximize your time at the conference. […]

Backing up VMware Cloud on AWS with Druva Phoenix

This post examines how the Druva Cloud Phoenix backup and recovery service helps customers avoid replicating the complex and management-heavy backup infrastructures they may have used on premises for their VMware Cloud on AWS environments. Druva Phoenix simplifies the process of deploying a backup solution for VMware Cloud on AWS. Druva is an AWS Advanced […]