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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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Digital transformation at Discover using AWS Storage solutions

One of the biggest challenges any organization can face is how to tackle the notion of digital transformation. Even defining what that means for them and their employees can be a daunting task. For many organizations, that transformation includes a journey to the cloud and starting to examine other new (or new-ish) technologies. One lesson […]

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Use IP whitelisting to secure your AWS Transfer for SFTP servers

AWS customers across a wide variety of industries must often exchange data with other organizations using the standard SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Examples of such data include financial records, media files, or sensitive information such as health records or personal finance data. SFTP provides a mature and secure transport mechanism for transporting these files, […]

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Online Tech Talk April 3: Migrating file data to AWS

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on April 3, where two AWS experts cover migrating your file data to AWS with a demo and technical guidance. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). If you’re running out of storage capacity, or retiring one or […]

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