AWS Storage Blog

Category: Compute

Automating shadow copies configuration on Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

We often hear from customers that they love the self-service, fine-grained file restore capability of the shadow copies feature on Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Filer Server (Amazon FSx). Our customers also relay to us the convenience of being able to schedule shadow copies on file systems using PowerShell commands. However, enabling Windows shadow […]

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OpenGamma improves security and reduces overhead using AWS Transfer Family

OpenGamma provides hosted analytics services to derivative-trading firms in the financial services industry. These firms often face the challenge of adapting to new regulatory standards. Since 2008, new regulation has aimed to improve global financial stability by increasing the requirements on firms to post margin in order to protect against default and systemic failure. As […]

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AWS Backup provides centralized data protection across your AWS resources

Today, on AWS Storage Day 2020, we are excited to announce AWS Backup supports backups of Amazon FSx file systems and Windows workloads running on EC2, adding to the growing list of features to enhance your data protection. Amazon FSx customers may now enjoy the automation, ease-of-use, and managed compliance protection service that AWS Backup […]

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Easy-to-use Amazon EFS integrations with AWS Compute services

Every day AWS customers launch Amazon EC2 instances using the Launch Instance Wizard (LIW). When launching instances to host applications like content management systems, data science notebooks, database backups, media workflows, and code repositories, you create and attach shared file systems like Amazon EFS to your instances. In the past, creating and attaching new Amazon […]

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Enable password authentication for AWS Transfer Family using AWS Secrets Manager (updated)

AWS Transfer Family provides a service-managed directory to store user credentials for users authenticating with an SSH key over the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). If you must authenticate users by password, connect using the older File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and File Transfer Protocol Secure (FTPS), or would just like to integrate with your own […]

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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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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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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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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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Online Tech Talk September 25: Modernize your applications with containers, serverless, and Amazon EFS

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on September 25, where an AWS expert covers modernizing your applications with containers, serverless, and Amazon EFS. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). Modernizing applications with containers and serverless improves agility, so you can innovate faster, […]

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