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Monitor data transfer costs related to Amazon S3 Replication

In this post, we will review how to monitor the cost and usage details of Amazon S3 Replication for use-cases such as compliance, disaster recovery, or data sovereignty. In Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), you can automatically and asynchronously replicate data to a different bucket in another AWS Region by using Cross-Region Replication (CRR) or across buckets […]

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Achieve highly available and durable database backup workflows with Amazon EFS

Deciding what storage to use as part of your database backup and restore workflows requires considering multiple factors: from format compliance, to scalability, to availability and durability of data, to costs. Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) provides a simple, scalable, fully managed elastic NFS file system for use with AWS Cloud services and on-premises resources. […]

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Migrate HDFS files to an Amazon S3 data lake with AWS Snowball Edge

The need to store newly connected data grows as the sources of data increase. Enterprise customers use Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) as their data lake storage repository for on-premises Hadoop applications. Customers are migrating their data lakes to AWS for a more secure, scalable, agile, and cost-effective solution. For HDFS migrations where high-speed transfer […]

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Maintain your compliance requirements by using AWS PrivateLink with Amazon EFS

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) serves tens of thousands of companies across the world, in every industry and vertical. Many of our customers have very specific network and network management policies, based on compliance or regulatory requirements. Today, I will show you how you can meet or enhance your compliance posture by using AWS […]

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Online Tech Talk October 23rd: Reduce File Storage TCO with Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Don’t miss our AWS online Storage Tech Talk on October 23rd where we cover: ‘Reduce File Storage TCO with Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server‘ Managing legacy NAS storage arrays on-premises brings complexity and high CapEx. Amazon EFS is a cloud-native, scalable, elastic NFS file system for Linux workloads for use with […]

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Automate mounting Amazon EFS File Systems from the EC2 Launch Instance Wizard

Customers have provided us with great feedback on previous posts covering best practices and integrations for using Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) with other AWS services, and they have been asking for more. Today, I’ll show you how you can simplify and automate the mounting of Amazon EFS file systems to EC2 instances directly from […]

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Store Mission-critical Files in AWS GovCloud (US) with Amazon EFS – Now FedRAMP Certified

I’m super excited to share that Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) has achieved FedRAMP High provisional authorization in AWS GovCloud (US). With this achievement, U.S. government agencies can now easily and cost-effectively store sensitive files including Personally Identifiable Information (PII), sensitive patient records, financial data, law enforcement data, and other Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) […]

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Data Protection for Your Cloud Journey with NetBackup 8.2 and AWS

This blog is co-authored by Ralph Wynn, Global Technical Account Manager at Veritas, and Henry Axelrod, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS. In this post we are going to explore some of the benefits you can get for your data protection needs with NetBackup 8.2 and AWS. As more and more organizations face market pressures to […]

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How to Easily Replace Physical Tape-based Backups with Tape Gateway

AWS has millions of active customers every month[1] and provides a wide array of cloud computing services to meet customers’ needs no matter where they are in their cloud adoption journey. As a member of the AWS Storage Gateway service team that builds hybrid cloud storage solutions for customers, I get to speak with many […]

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Best Practices for Using Amazon EFS for Container Storage

Tens of thousands of companies are storing petabytes of data on Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), many of them using EFS to store data for containerized applications. Amazon EFS file systems can be attached to containers launched by both Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). Amazon EFS is a natural […]

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