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Scaling container workloads with shared storage for Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS

Kubernetes is a popular choice among many developers for application deployments, and many of these deployments can benefit from a persistent, shared storage layer. Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) is a managed OpenShift integration on AWS developed by Red Hat and jointly supported by AWS and Red Hat. ROSA clusters typically store data […]

Prevent IOPS over-provisioning by monitoring striped Amazon EBS volumes within EC2 instance limits

Enterprises are always looking for ways to optimize storage performance to support their performance-intensive applications and workloads. One technique is data striping, which involves segmenting data across multiple storage volumes to aggregate maximum logical capacity and increase performance. The technique is useful for workloads that require high levels of input/output operations per second (IOPS) and/or […]

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Automate backups for AWS Amplify GraphQL backends with AWS Backup

Modern cloud based mobile and web applications require a rich set of functional features as well as non-functional features to support operations, for example database backups and restore jobs. IT leaders and developers are looking for simplified ways of building these cloud based applications and adding features to them. Organizations that prioritize agility when building […]

Protect your SQL Server workloads using NetApp SnapCenter with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

SQL Server deployments need application-consistent backups and the ability to quickly restore or clone databases for development, testing, and disaster recovery requirements. Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP (FSx for ONTAP) is a fully managed service that combines the features of NetApp’s popular ONTAP file system including capabilities with NetApp SnapCenter to protect, clone, and replicate […]

Simplify archiving Amazon EBS Snapshots and monitor progress using a live Amazon CloudWatch dashboard

Data protection is top of mind for our customers, and having a data backup strategy is critical to ensure compliance, disaster recovery readiness, and business continuity. As customers experience exponential business growth, their data storage needs grow as well, and data retention can become very costly. In order to meet compliance requirements for data retention […]

Getting started with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP using NetApp management tools

File systems are an essential component of organizations. Among the most common requirements of any organization is access to shared data storage, which is readily available on via cloud infrastructures. An issue that has slowed migration to the cloud has been that tools and processes can be very different, requiring time to re-educate administrators. Amazon […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

How to perform non-disruptive tests with AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

By performing frequent disaster recovery (DR) tests and drills, your organization can prepare for unexpected IT outages caused by ransomware, human error, and other disruptions. Some organizations avoid DR testing because their testing procedures are time-consuming or costly, or because they cannot test without disrupting business. This can mean that they are unprepared to implement […]

Amazon S3 Glacier Storage Classes

How AWS Storage partners utilize Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval to meet customers’ data archiving needs

Last year at re:Invent 2021 Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) released a new storage class called Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval, as well as additional improvements to the Amazon S3 Glacier offerings. Many AWS Storage partners were excited about the new storage class as detailed in the blog “Storing data with AWS Partner solutions […]

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Automate Amazon S3 File Gateway deployments in VMware with Terraform by HashiCorp

Many customers have adopted an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) process within their organization to streamline and optimize provisioning infrastructure. Without an IaC practice in place, it becomes increasingly difficult to manage the scale of today’s infrastructure. IaC can help your organization manage IT infrastructure needs while also improving consistency and reducing errors and manual configuration. […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Private cross-Region disaster recovery with AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Many companies are moving their workloads to AWS to benefit from its highly resilient, cost-effective nature. Although the cloud is highly resilient, it’s still beneficial to prepare for rare, but highly impactful disaster scenarios. Some companies want to put a disaster recovery (DR) solution in place but must maintain secure and private connectivity for security […]