AWS Storage Blog

Category: Amazon EC2

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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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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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, […]

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Migrating workloads across AWS Regions with CloudEndure Migration

AWS customers are in various stages of their cloud journey. Frequently, enterprises begin that journey by rehosting (lift-and-shift migrating) their on-premises workloads into AWS and running on our Amazon EC2 instances. Many of these customers perform that rehosting using CloudEndure Migration, our cloud-native migration tool. However, this rehosting migration pattern with CloudEndure Migration can also […]

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Transferring file data across AWS Regions and accounts using AWS DataSync

Many customers that use Amazon EFS want to replicate their file systems to other AWS accounts or other AWS Regions. Customers may do this for business continuity purposes or to provide low-latency access to data for processes running in other Regions. AWS DataSync makes it easy for customers to replicate data from one Amazon EFS […]

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Transferring Amazon S3 data from AWS Regions to AWS Regions in China

AWS customers with data located in multiple AWS Regions often ask about moving files from AWS Regions outside of China to the AWS China (Beijing) Region and the AWS China (Ningxia) Region to localize data within China for compliance, data center operations, and data storage requirements. To best serve customers in China and comply with […]

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How Qubole optimizes cost and performance by managing shuffle data

Ad hoc analytics, data exploration, data engineering, and machine learning (ML) workloads are often run at a massive scale and require significant computing power, which can be costly. Amazon EC2 Spot Instances, which enable you to use unused Amazon EC2 computing capacity in the AWS Cloud, offer up to 90% in savings over On-Demand Instances. […]

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