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Configuring notifications to monitor AWS Backup jobs

Your data and applications are some of the most valuable assets in your company. The ability to protect your data and IT infrastructure against cyber-attacks, accidental deletion, natural disasters, and several other threats is essential to secure your business. An important aspect to protecting your assets is the ability to monitor backup, restore, and copy […]

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Automating backups and optimizing backup costs for Amazon EFS using AWS Backup

Automating backups allows you to meet rigorous regulatory compliance regulations and business continuity goals. It also enables you to avoid time-consuming configuration of your backups on a regular basis. AWS Backup enables you to centralize and automate data protection across AWS services by scheduling backups using backup plans. With backup plans, you can configure different […]

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VMware vCenter Disaster Recovery using CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

IT disasters such as data center failures, data corruption, or cyber-attacks can not only disrupt your business, but also cause data loss, impact your revenue, and damage your reputation. Organizations using infrastructure on-premises can significantly reduce disaster recovery (DR) TCO by shifting their secondary data center to the public cloud. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery can replicate […]

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Analyzing and monitoring CloudEndure Disaster Recovery replication traffic

For the purposes of data, application, and workload disaster recovery (DR), an optimal Recovery Point Objective (RPO) is essential to saving time and data critical to business operations. Ensuring that your DR setup is functional and architected according to best practices can help you achieve a functional RPO of seconds. Monitoring your DR setup to […]

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Migrate your Amazon EBS volumes from gp2 to gp3 and save up to 20% on costs

General Purpose SSD (gp2) Amazon EBS volumes have provided a cost effective way for AWS customers to achieve SSD performance for variety of applications, such as virtual desktops, medium-sized databases, development, and testing environments. Amazon EBS gp2 volumes are simple to use, but their performance is coupled with provisioned size that increases linearly with the […]

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Update your AWS Transfer Family server endpoint type from VPC_ENDPOINT to VPC

In January 2020, AWS Transfer Family launched the VPC endpoint type, which gave customers the ability to host their Transfer Family server endpoints within their VPC using a single API call. If you were using Transfer Family with AWS PrivateLink before this launch, you are probably using the VPC_ENDPOINT endpoint type. After May 19, 2021, […]

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Amazon S3

Simplify your data lifecycle by using object tags with Amazon S3 Lifecycle

Managing your storage cost effectively at scale can become complex as you have multiple applications or users using the data with different access patterns and frequency. S3 Lifecycle can help you optimize your storage cost by creating lifecycle configurations to manage your storage spend over time by moving your data to more cost-effective storage classes […]

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Optimizing cost for your high availability SQL Server deployments on AWS

Many customers run SQL Server workloads on AWS because AWS offers higher performance and reliability, greater security and identity services, more migration support, and flexible licensing options. Customers often select the license included deployment scenario for running SQL Server on AWS to avoid long-term licensing contracts with Microsoft and preserve licensing flexibility for potential future […]

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Delete multiple AWS Backup recovery points using AWS Tools for PowerShell

Backing up data is an essential part of enterprise data protection strategy, whether organizations need to comply with regulations or protect against ransomware attacks. Managing your data backups is equally as important as taking backups of your data. Part of data backup management is preventing stale “backups” (also knows as “recovery points”). Stale backups can […]

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Amazon S3

Using Boto3 to configure Amazon S3 bucket replication at scale

Replicating your data on Amazon S3 is an effective way to meet business requirements by storing data across distant AWS Regions or across unique accounts in the same AWS Region. As an example, you can minimize application latency by maintaining object copies in AWS Regions that are geographically closer to your users. Amazon S3 Replication […]

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