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Migrating Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage to Amazon S3 using AWS DataSync

Users face challenges in their digital transformation journey involving the migration of data across various platforms, on-premises file systems, and other cloud services. When using other cloud providers, scenarios arise where the seamless transfer of data becomes essential. Whether executing a one-time data transfer or integrating it into a scheduled workflow, minimizing business downtime is […]

AWS PrivateLink for Amazon S3

Introducing private DNS support for Amazon S3 with AWS PrivateLink

Compliance requirements often mandate private connectivity when on-premises applications use cloud storage. To satisfy these requirements, customers set up private connections to Amazon S3 using AWS PrivateLink over either AWS Direct Connect, or AWS Site-to-Site VPN. As a result, data is transmitted directly to and from AWS, never traversing the public internet. AWS PrivateLink lets […]

Amazon FSx for NetApp OnTAP

Why S&P Global chose Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP to achieve high availability and disaster recovery for SQL Server

Organizations have a requirement to build high availability and disaster recovery (HADR) solutions for their complex SQL Server infrastructure to prevent data loss and protect against corruption. With the rapid pace of cloud adoption, businesses across different industry verticals have realized the value of a successful proof-of-concept for any technical project that migrates existing environments […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Failover Microsoft Azure workloads to AWS using AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Enterprises strive to make sure that business critical applications, workloads, and data remain available during planned and unplanned downtime. When using the cloud, organizations must make sure to apply the same approach to business continuity and disaster recovery as they would with on-premises infrastructure. Customers on the cloud can leverage AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery (AWS […]

Amazon FSx for NetApp OnTAP

Implementing HA and DR for SQL Server Always-On Failover Cluster Instance using Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

One of the most difficult challenges organizations face today is ensuring data availability and accessibility across their locations. Maintaining high availability and accessibility for SQL Server databases across different AWS Regions is a top data protection requirement for enterprises considering moving to the cloud. Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP offers a quick way to fail […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery for VMware Cloud on AWS using AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Disasters due to natural calamities, application failures, service failures, human errors, or ransomware cause downtime for business applications as well as data loss and revenue impact. To help prepare for potential outages, companies running VMware on-premises are increasingly incorporating VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) into their hybrid cloud strategy. Disaster recovery (DR) is also a vital […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Private cross-Region disaster recovery with AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Editor’s note: Before reading about cross-Region disaster recovery using private connectivity in this blog, learn how to install an AWS DRS agent in a secured network in this blog. Update 5/7/2024: Steps for creating a security group that allows port 443 from the source VPC added to section “2. Establish private connectivity” and steps for […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Cross-Region AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery agent installation in a secured network

Installing a service agent on a server is a straight-forward process in a normal setup. Most agents require an internet connection to connect to the service. However, there are some environments that are tightly secured. Servers in these environments don’t have internet access at all. Installing a service agent in these environments can be a […]

Mounting Amazon S3 to an Amazon EC2 instance using a private connection to S3 File Gateway

Customers rehosting applications in the cloud that deal with large files and unstructured data can benefit by utilizing object storage from a performance, scalability, and cost perspective, as compared to block or file storage. If a legacy or COTS (commercial-off-the-shelf) application being migrated doesn’t inherently support object storage services like Amazon S3, it may be […]

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How Jemena approached data migration using AWS DataSync and shared VPCs

Organizations starting their cloud migration journey must make several design choices about their AWS architecture. Some of these design choices relate to organizational structure, the number of AWS accounts, Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) options, and other details. Depending on these upfront choices, the tooling and approach to migrate data from an on-premises system to AWS […]