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Use AWS Backup and CI/CD tools to automate centralized backup across AWS services 

Automating and scaling your data protection and backup strategy helps you reduce manual overhead from time-consuming configuration, minimizes the risk for errors, provides visibility on drift detection, and enhances backup policy compliance across distributed AWS workloads or accounts. Incorporating backup in your disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity plan (BCP), along with the automation of […]

Amazon S3 Object Lambda

Modify images cached in Amazon CloudFront using Amazon S3 Object Lambda

Delivering optimized content is critical to a positive end user experience. As data access requirements evolve, the end user may need a transformed version of the original content. The transformations may include masking an image’s metadata, watermarking, or resizing an image before returning it to the user. The object should be stored in its original […]

Simplify and accelerate your data migration using AWS DataSync Discovery

Migrating your on-premises data to the cloud can be intimidating at first, particularly when you are working with large and complex storage systems. Estimating costs, understanding which data sets should be migrated for your applications, and knowing which cloud storage services to select, can require time and effort to determine on your own. On September […]

Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval

How Amagi uses Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval to optimize media storage costs

Amagi is a global leader in SaaS technology providing end-to-end cloud-managed live and on-demand video infrastructure for TV and Over-the-Top (OTT) media services for over 700 playout and 2,000 ad-insertion channels across 40 countries. Amagi enables TV networks and content owners to launch, manage, distribute, and monetize live, linear, and on-demand channels across cable, OTT, […]

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How Photobox optimizes storage costs for over 12 billion photos with Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval

albelli-Photobox Group is a leading player in the online European photo product and gifting market. We serve a pan-European customer base of over 7 million customers. At Photobox, we are focused on inspiring our customers to easily make beautiful photo products and bring their special moments to life. Whether it’s a birthday, holiday, or any […]

How to create SMB file shares with AWS Storage Gateway using Hyper-V

Businesses across different industries can face several challenges when managing their storage, including new redundancy requirements across locations, hardware renewals, and maximum capacity limits. To purchase additional hardware, companies typically have to take an investment that involves capacity planning for the next three to five years, as well as a potentially lengthy procurement process for […]

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Migrating file shares to Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP using AWS DataSync

When planning a data migration you need to evaluate migration tools, determine whether you have the available bandwidth for an online migration and understand the characteristics of the source and target destination. There are situations where you may be looking to migrate data from on-premises storage or other AWS storage services to Amazon FSx for […]

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Auditing user and administrative actions in Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP using Splunk

Log and audit event monitoring is a vital part of any organization’s security practices. For file systems, this involves logging end-user activities (such as file access attempts) as well as administrative actions that modify a file system’s configuration. Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP has security features to help organizations validate their security posture and identify […]

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 […]

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SAN: A million IOPs in AWS from Amazon FSx NetApp ONTAP

There are use cases where applications demand the highest IOPS and throughput to achieve strict service level requirements. You may have seen how it’s possible to leverage the immense horizontal storage scalability of Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) into concentrated vertically scaled storage performance in my recent blog “SAN in the Cloud: Millions of IOPs […]