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How to perform non-disruptive CloudEndure Disaster Recovery tests on AWS

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 […]

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Auto sync files from Amazon S3 to Amazon WorkDocs

Today, many customers use Amazon S3 as their primary storage service for a range of use cases, including data lakes, websites, mobile applications, backup and restore, archive, big data analytics, and more. Versatile, scalable, secure, and highly available all over the world, S3 serves as a cost-effective data storage foundation for countless application architectures. Often, customers […]

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Process AWS Storage Gateway file upload notifications with AWS CDK

For AWS Storage Day 2020, we published a blog discussing how customers use AWS Storage Gateway (specifically, File Gateway) to upload individual files to Amazon S3. For some customers, these files constitute a larger logical set of data that they should group for downstream processing. As mentioned in that blog, before the release of file […]

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Amazon S3

Setting up cross-account Amazon S3 access with S3 Access Points

Customers have told us that they are often required to grant external users or users from other accounts within their organization access to certain Amazon S3 buckets. At times, this access may need to be more granular, such as granting access to only certain prefixes. Historically, if you needed to grant permission to the bucket to another […]

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Securing data in a virtual private cloud using Amazon S3 Access Points

Using a virtual private cloud (VPC) is common amongst enterprises looking to run scalable virtual networks in a private and completely customizable environment. This enables organizations to ensure security, isolation, and centralization for their virtual operations. AWS offers a VPC service in the form of Amazon VPC, a natural home for VPC users, given the […]

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Migrating your Microsoft Windows clusters to AWS using CloudEndure Migration

Many organizations leverage Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) with shared storage to build a group of servers that work together. This enables them to increase the availability of their applications and services, ensuring that they serve their own customers effectively and that they consistently remain fully operational. Customers often migrate their clusters to AWS to […]

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Securing AWS Transfer Family with AWS Web Application Firewall and Amazon API Gateway

AWS Transfer Family is a fully managed, serverless file transfer service for Amazon S3 and Amazon EFS. The service provides you with the flexibility to authenticate your file transfer client users using credentials stored in an identity provider (IdP) of your choice. You can achieve this by integrating an Amazon API Gateway endpoint backed by an AWS Lambda function that […]

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Secure data recovery with cross-account backup and Cross-Region copy using AWS Backup

UPDATE: On April 12, 2021, AWS announced support for copying Amazon FSx file system backups across AWS Regions and AWS accounts. For more information, read this blog post on cross-Region and cross-account backups for Amazon FSx using AWS Backup. There are many benefits to using more than one AWS account, including resource and operational isolation, disaster […]

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Implementing sensor workflows using AWS Snowcone and AWS IoT Greengrass

In our first blog of this series, we covered using an IoT device to store the sensor data on an Amazon EC2 instance running on AWS Snowcone. That use case covered collecting data from sensors in locations such as a factory floor or a mine with austere network connectivity. There are other instances where you […]

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Video transcoding at the edge with AWS Snowcone

A customer doing video analysis in remote locations has the following problem: they must capture high-resolution video in the field and then transfer that data to a durable, highly available data store in the cloud for long-term storage. They also want to keep copies of video files in the remote location so that they can […]

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