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AWS re:Invent recap: Extend Amazon S3 to on-premises environments with AWS Outposts

While we could not meet with you in person at re:Invent this year, we hope that you enjoyed joining us for our first ever virtual re:Invent – enabling you to get the full re:Invent experience from home, and for free. In this blog post, I highlight Amazon S3 on Outposts, launched on September 30, 2020 […]

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AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2020-2021: Week 4

AWS re:Invent 2020-2021 kicked off in December 2020 as a free, multiple-week virtual conference (don’t forget to register), running from November 30 to December 18, 2020, and January 12 to January 14, 2021. While Las Vegas has been re:Invent’s home for years, we are excited to keep the re:Invent tradition going in this virtual format […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: On-premises access to cloud storage with AWS Storage Gateway

In December 2020, I presented a session at AWS re:Invent: “Get on-premises access to cloud storage in minutes with AWS Storage Gateway.” AWS Storage Gateway is a hybrid cloud storage service that provides on-premises access to virtually unlimited cloud storage. In my session, I talked about how you can use Storage Gateway to overcome on-premises […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Choosing storage for on-premises file-based workloads

Back in 2016, we first launched File Gateway, a gateway type of the hybrid cloud storage service AWS Storage Gateway. At the time, I had at least one conversation daily (or so it seemed) about File Gateway or Amazon EFS being the right solution for NFS workloads. In 2016, File Gateway only supported NFS, and […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Modernize your applications with Amazon EFS

Development teams are modernizing their applications by adopting containers, serverless, and microservices-based architectures. As containers are transient in nature, long-running applications can benefit from keeping state in durable file storage. At the same time, serverless computing enables you to be more agile while spending less time dealing with the security, scalability, and availability of your […]

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Automating copying encrypted Amazon EBS snapshots across AWS accounts

UPDATE: The screenshots of the Amazon DLM interface in this post were updated on 7/14/2021. Many customers have disaster recovery (DR) best practices that require them to copy their Amazon EBS snapshots to an isolated account in a different Region and encrypt those snapshots with a different key. In doing so, customers are able to […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Break down data silos with a data lake on Amazon S3

When you have datasets in different places controlled by different groups, you are dealing with data silos, which inherently obscure data. In contrast, a data lake can serve as your central repository of data regardless of source or format. At re:Invent 2020-2021, we had the opportunity to present a session on building a data lake […]

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AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2020-2021: Week 3

AWS re:Invent 2020-2021 kicked off in December 2020 as a free, multiple-week virtual conference (don’t forget to register), running from November 30 to December 18, 2020, and January 12 to January 14, 2021. While Las Vegas has been re:Invent’s home for years, we are excited to keep the re:Invent tradition going in this virtual format […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Edge computing innovation with the AWS Snow Family

Ramesh Kumar, Senior Product Manager of the AWS Snow Family, just broadcasted his AWS re:Invent 2020-2021 session yesterday: “Edge computing innovation with AWS Snowcone and AWS Snowball Edge.” You can now watch Ramesh’s 30-minute edge session on-demand. In this blog, I discuss highlights from Ramesh’s session, including an overview of AWS services from the cloud […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Accelerate your migration to Amazon S3

The need to migrate data securely, efficiently, and quickly to Amazon S3 from your on-premises data centers is not without its challenges. If the dataset is relatively small, there are many open source or free tools available to accomplish this task. But, as the proliferation of data continues to challenge IT professionals in nearly every […]

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