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Online Tech Talk October 23rd: Reduce File Storage TCO with Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Don’t miss our AWS online Storage Tech Talk on October 23rd where we cover: ‘Reduce File Storage TCO with Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server‘ Managing legacy NAS storage arrays on-premises brings complexity and high CapEx. Amazon EFS is a cloud-native, scalable, elastic NFS file system for Linux workloads for use with […]

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From one storage enthusiast to another: storage sessions to attend at re:Invent

As an AWS Hero and having attended re:Invent multiple years, I’ve picked up some tips on how to get the most out of this conference. I hope this will help you get more out of your time at re:Invent and grow your cloud storage knowledge, whether you are a first time attendee or an alumnus. My […]

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Your AWS Storage guide to re:Invent 2019: How to maximize your time in Vegas!

On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, we are excited to tell you all about our plans for re:Invent. This year’s conference is going to be our biggest yet, with 60,000+ attendees and more than 2,500 technical sessions, across six venues on the Las Vegas Strip. First off, if you have not registered, don’t wait and […]

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Automate mounting Amazon EFS File Systems from the EC2 Launch Instance Wizard

Customers have provided us with great feedback on previous posts covering best practices and integrations for using Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) with other AWS services, and they have been asking for more. Today, I’ll show you how you can simplify and automate the mounting of Amazon EFS file systems to EC2 instances directly from […]

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Transferring Files From On-premises to AWS and Back Without Leaving Your VPC Using AWS DataSync

AWS DataSync is a service we launched at re:Invent 2018 to simplify, automate, and accelerate data transfer between on-premises storage and AWS, such as Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) and Amazon S3. We recently expanded the service to support direct transfers to all S3 storage classes. Many of our customers are using DataSync to migrate […]

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Store Mission-critical Files in AWS GovCloud (US) with Amazon EFS – Now FedRAMP Certified

I’m super excited to share that Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) has achieved FedRAMP High provisional authorization in AWS GovCloud (US). With this achievement, U.S. government agencies can now easily and cost-effectively store sensitive files including Personally Identifiable Information (PII), sensitive patient records, financial data, law enforcement data, and other Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) […]

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Data Protection for Your Cloud Journey with NetBackup 8.2 and AWS

This blog is co-authored by Ralph Wynn, Global Technical Account Manager at Veritas, and Henry Axelrod, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS. In this post we are going to explore some of the benefits you can get for your data protection needs with NetBackup 8.2 and AWS. As more and more organizations face market pressures to […]

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How to Easily Replace Physical Tape-based Backups with Tape Gateway

AWS has millions of active customers every month[1] and provides a wide array of cloud computing services to meet customers’ needs no matter where they are in their cloud adoption journey. As a member of the AWS Storage Gateway service team that builds hybrid cloud storage solutions for customers, I get to speak with many […]

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Automating Amazon EBS Volume-resizing with AWS Step Functions and AWS Systems Manager

In active applications, it’s possible for an Amazon EC2 instance’s Amazon EBS volume utilization to reach provisioned capacity. Depending on the application in use, this creates the risk of a customer-impacting application outage when that provisioned capacity is exhausted. One solution is to design a failover mechanism into the application. However, this can be a […]

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Simplify Your AWS SFTP Structure with Chroot and Logical Directories

In my last blog post, I showed how you can easily setup AWS Secrets Manager as an identity provider for AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP) and enable password authentication. This post discusses how you can leverage that identity provider setup to pass configuration information of a virtual namespace for your users using a new […]

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