AWS Storage Blog

Category: Learning Levels

From zero to AWS Community Hero: My journey to the AWS Cloud

Recently, I was honored to be recognized as an AWS Community Hero. Few people receive this award, and there are some big names on the list. I am deeply humbled to have been nominated, let alone chosen, to be part of this elite community. The thing is, while I’ve been working in IT for over 20 […]

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AWS Storage Gateway in 2019

Tens of thousands of customers around the world are using AWS Storage Gateway to connect their on-premises applications with AWS. Over the last 12 months, Storage Gateway launched over 20 new features. These features range from 4x performance improvements to new deployment options, including both hardware appliances and VMware high availability configurations, as well as […]

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Supporting big data and analytics engagements with AWS Transfer for SFTP

Leap Beyond is a multinational boutique consultancy that specialises in big data. Our goal is to help medium to large enterprises use their data to realise high-impact changes in their businesses and their bottom line. In my role as one of the managing partners, I have special responsibility and interest in how our engineers work […]

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Launch news: AWS DataSync lowers prices, launches in new Regions, and adds scheduling

Today, AWS DataSync released three enhancements to help customers who are moving data from on-premises storage into Amazon S3 or Amazon Elastic File Service (Amazon EFS). DataSync launched at re:Invent 2018 to overcome common challenges customers may face when moving data in and out of AWS, for migrations, processing, or protection. DataSync automatically handles many […]

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Deploy a highly available AWS Storage Gateway on a VMware vSphere cluster

Introduction Tens of thousands of customers are using AWS Storage Gateway today for business-critical applications. By providing common storage protocols such as iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and iSCSI VTL, Storage Gateway makes it easy for customers to continue using their existing applications while taking advantage of virtually unlimited cloud storage. Customers use Storage Gateway to simplify […]

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AWS Storage Day 2019

9:00 a.m. PST Welcome to AWS Storage Day! Welcome to the AWS Storage Day live blog! We’ve got a lot of news coming over the next few hours, and we’ll keep you updated here. Keep checking back from time to time for the latest. Start off by listening to Dave Vellante from theCUBE introducing all […]

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Explore AWS file storage solutions at re:Invent 2019

In today’s business environment, data is the foundation for innovation and transformation. Using data the right way can literally propel a business to becoming a market leader. So storing data, protecting data, and preserving data is paramount for every business. This year at re:Invent, we’ll have more than 150 breakout sessions, workshops, chalk talks, and builders […]

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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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