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Category: Learning Levels

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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Using VPC hosted endpoints in shared VPCs with AWS Transfer Family

AWS customers can now deploy AWS Transfer Family server endpoints in Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (Amazon VPCs) with shared resources. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) sharing, which launched in early 2019, enables AWS customers to share specific resources with other AWS accounts within the same AWS Organization. VPC sharing benefits customers by enabling: Role-based separation […]

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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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AWS Storage Gateway increases cache 4x and enhances bandwidth throttling

Customers’ hybrid-cloud architectures struggle to enable low latency access to hot data for growing datasets without sufficient local caching capabilities. Customers without sufficient local caching are also more vulnerable to network issues between their data centers and the cloud. Moreover, in a hybrid architecture, the decentralization of data across locations, gateways, and instances can also […]

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Enhance privacy controls with access-based enumeration for File Gateway

Customers are responding to the growth of unstructured data by using hybrid cloud storage to reduce cost, operational burden, and to access elastic scaling on demand. As data continues to grow in volume and variety, customers must also ensure they are meeting their requirements for privacy and security controls to restrict access and visibility of […]

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How Zoolz migrated PBs of data to Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive

Zoolz, residing on the trusted and reliable AWS global infrastructure, designs, develops, and markets cloud storage management and disaster recovery (DR) solutions. The company’s suite includes easy-to-use and secure data backup and DR solutions for home users, small and medium businesses, large enterprises, and service providers. Using Zoolz, customers can back up almost any kind […]

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Migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon S3 (Part 2)

This is the second of a two-post series intended for customers migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). The first post addresses moving your data to S3 and choosing the right storage class. I work with public sector customers with large datasets – hundreds of TB to dozens of PB. […]

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Online Tech Talk October 29: Quick and secure file migration with AWS DataSync

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on October 29, where an AWS expert covers how you can use AWS DataSync to quickly and securely move your files to AWS for migration or data protection. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Do you […]

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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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