AWS Storage Blog

Category: Learning Levels

Storage for I/O-intensive SQL Server using Amazon EBS io2 Block Express

If you’ve tried to optimize Amazon EBS performance for your SQL Server workload before, you may have come across this blog post from late 2019. Until December 2020, with SQL Server workloads that required more than 80,000 IOPS or 2,375 MB/s of throughput, your only high-performance option was an NVMe-powered Amazon EC2 instance store. These […]

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Amazon S3

Enforcing ownership of Amazon S3 objects in a multi-account environment

Today, Amazon S3 hosts over 100 trillion objects and regularly peaks at tens of millions of requests per second. As the set of use cases for S3 has expanded, our customers have asked us for new ways to regulate access to their mission-critical buckets and objects. For example, with a data lake hosted on Amazon […]

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Amazon S3 Replication

Save 20% on storage costs for replicated data in multi-region applications

UPDATE (2/10/2022): Amazon S3 Batch Replication launched on 2/8/2022, allowing you to replicate existing S3 objects and synchronize your S3 buckets. See the S3 User Guide for additional details. Customers are increasingly building multi-region applications where they keep multiple copies of their data in geographically isolated locations for reduced latency, compliance, security, disaster recovery, and […]

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Configuring your FTPS server behind a firewall or NAT with AWS Transfer Family

AWS customers sometimes host AWS Transfer Family endpoints in network address translation (NAT) architectures. One common reason to host the AWS Transfer endpoint behind a NAT is to protect the server with a firewall offered by an AWS Marketplace partner. With the SFTP protocols, there are generally no major issues with using NAT architectures and […]

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VMware Carbon Black cuts workload costs using Amazon EBS gp3 volumes

VMware Carbon Black is a leader in global cybersecurity specializing in endpoint detection, application control, and next-generation antivirus. They currently support over 8,000 customers using Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to orchestrate containers in their microservice architecture and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) for their Amazon EKS data volumes. Using Amazon EBS gp2 volumes, […]

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Accessing CloudEndure Disaster Recovery with Okta single sign-on

Many organizations use single sign-on (SSO) to ensure security and compliance, streamline access management, and improve their user experience. Some organizations require all corporate applications, workloads, and solutions to use SSO for authentication, including their disaster recovery (DR) solution. You can integrate CloudEndure Disaster Recovery, offered by AWS, into your identity provider’s (IdP) SSO using […]

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Monitoring and reporting Amazon FSx user access events using Splunk

UPDATE 9/8/2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Monitoring end-user activity and access to data is core to any modern data security strategy. As customers migrate workloads to the cloud, logging end-user accesses of customer data is a key component of internal security policies and is required to meet […]

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How to use AWS DataSync to migrate data between Amazon S3 buckets

Update (6/14/2022): The “Copying objects across accounts” section has been updated to reflect the new Amazon S3 Object Ownership feature, an S3 bucket-level setting that you can use to disable access control lists (ACLs) and take ownership of every object in your bucket. You no longer need to configure your cross-account AWS DataSync task to […]

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Amazon S3

Manage and analyze your data at scale using Amazon S3 Inventory and Amazon Athena

Object storage gives you virtually unlimited scale, which helps you grow your business without being concerned with managing the infrastructure to support your data. Managing millions to billions of objects in Amazon S3 can be difficult, inefficient, and time consuming if you don’t take steps to automate the management of this data at scale. Data […]

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How Shaadi.com optimized compute costs using Amazon EBS gp3 volumes

Shaadi.com was founded in 1996 with one simple objective – to provide a superior matchmaking experience to Indian people around the world. Shaadi.com has over 3 million active profiles globally. As of today, Shaadi has helped 3.5 crore (35 million) people find their matches. Shaadi.com uses AWS to deploy its key products, including the matrimonial […]

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