AWS Storage Blog

Category: Learning Levels

Clustered storage simplified: GFS2 on Amazon EBS Multi-Attach enabled volumes

One of the design patterns for high availability of mission critical applications is the use of shared storage. This architectural pattern enables you to access storage from multiple hosts simultaneously, making your applications resilient to node failures. Customers with demanding transaction processing systems, analytics workloads, or high performance computing clusters need highly available, high-performance storage […]

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Automate online data transfers with AWS DataSync and AWS CloudFormation

Many of our customers are using AWS DataSync to quickly and securely transfer their data between on-premises storage and AWS Storage services, in addition to between AWS Storage services. Customers are using DataSync to migrate their data into AWS, archive cold data to reduce their on-premises storage footprint, replicate data for business continuity, or transfer data for […]

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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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AWS Storage Gateway in 2020 – year in review

As 2020 draws to a close, we’ve shared several new launches and use cases with our customers and partners during the recent AWS Storage Day and re:Invent 2020 events. Tens of thousands of customers around the world are using AWS Storage Gateway to bridge between their on-premises applications and AWS Storage. Based on ongoing feedback […]

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How FORMULA 1 uses AWS DataSync and AWS Storage Gateway for backup and archiving

Hi there. My name is Martynas Juras and I am a Cloud Engineer for FORMULA 1. FORMULA 1 is one of the world’s most recognizable sports series, reaching every corner of the globe. We showcase FORMULA 1 racing around the world via our own in-house broadcast. As we produce our own broadcast, we have to […]

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Amazon S3

Automate Amazon S3 Versioning using AWS Config rules

Different enterprises and organizations have different data compliance requirements and regulations that they must adhere to for legal, security, safety, and best practice reasons. Historically, customers with data in Amazon S3 have manually performed remediation actions on non-compliant buckets. This includes writing and maintaining scripts running on regular intervals to check for non-compliant S3 buckets […]

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Amazon S3

Limit access to Amazon S3 buckets owned by specific AWS accounts

Customers use Amazon S3 to store and protect data for a range of use cases, including data lakes, enterprise applications, backup, and archive. Amazon S3 provides easy-to-use management features, fine-grained access controls, strong consistency, and durability to meet a range of business, organizational, and compliance requirements. A common data loss prevention requirement is ensuring that […]

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Amazon S3

Using job tags to manage permissions for Amazon S3 Batch Operations jobs

As organizations grow their use of AWS, they often find that a variety of teams and applications begin to use the data stored in Amazon S3. While customers love the agility benefits of this, they also seek to govern their data’s security, productivity, and cost. Earlier this year we announced support for job tags with […]

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re:Invent

AWS re:Invent recap: Choosing storage for on-premises file-based workloads

Back in 2016, we first launched File Gateway, a gateway type of the hybrid cloud storage service AWS Storage Gateway. At the time, I had at least one conversation daily (or so it seemed) about File Gateway or Amazon EFS being the right solution for NFS workloads. In 2016, File Gateway only supported NFS, and […]

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