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Centralize data access using AWS Transfer Family and AWS Storage Gateway

More stringent and ever-changing compliance regulations have challenged financial institutions in a variety of ways, and regulatory compliance is frequently translated into specific operational requirements. One such operational requirement is that financial institutions must provide information accurately and in a timely fashion to external organizations. Apart from reporting, financial institutions must adhere to data retention […]

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Online Tech Talk June 26: Data archiving with AWS Storage

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on June 26, where an AWS expert covers modernizing and simplifying data archiving with AWS Storage services. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). AWS offers a complete set of cloud storage services for data archiving. Customers can […]

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Online Tech Talk June 24: Cost optimization guidelines for Amazon S3

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on June 24, where an AWS expert covers cost optimization guidelines for Amazon S3. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Effective cost optimization across Amazon S3 storage classes can require different approaches depending on application latency […]

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Optimizing WordPress performance with Amazon EFS

Many organizations use content management systems (CMS) like WordPress using a single node installation, but could benefit from a multi-node installation, as it is a best practice that provides benefits in terms of performance and availability. The reliability pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework recommends the following design principle: “Scale horizontally to increase aggregate system […]

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Achieving high throughput with a low-cost Windows file system

“Wow!” is a common response I hear from customers after testing or migrating their Windows file storage workloads to Amazon FSx for Windows File Server (Amazon FSx). When they say this, they are referring to low-cost Hard Disk Drive (HDD) file systems. Earlier this year we announced the availability of a low-cost storage option – […]

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Changing your Amazon S3 encryption from S3-Managed to AWS KMS

Customers who use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) often take advantage of S3-Managed Encryption Keys (SSE-S3) for server-side object encryption (SSE). For many customers, the decision to use SSE-S3 meets their security requirements, as it protects their data at rest. However, for some other customers, SSE-S3 may have met their requirements initially, but their […]

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Online Tech Talk May 29: Simplified file storage with Amazon FSx

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on May 29, where an AWS expert covers simplifying your file storage using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). Deploying and maintaining highly available file servers for your Windows workloads […]

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Managing delete marker replication in Amazon S3

Customers use Amazon S3 Replication to create a copy of their data within the same AWS Region or in another AWS Region for compliance, lower latency, or sharing data across accounts. In environments where data is constantly changing, customers have different replication needs for objects that have been, or will be, deleted. For some use cases, […]

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Bristol Myers Squibb increases performance and cost savings using AWS Storage Gateway

As covered in my previous post on the AWS Storage Blog, Bristol Myers Squibb relies on many AWS storage services to manage its petabyte scale data in various life science workflows. Genomics and clinical data is growing at an exponential pace, and it is important to have reliable, scalable, and secure services handling our data. […]

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Persistent-50 high-performance file system packs a punch!

Like many things in life, the more choices you have the harder it is to make a decision. While running workloads in the cloud does make some decisions easier, it doesn’t eliminate them altogether, and there are still choices you must make on how to best architect for the cloud. These decisions now center more […]

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