AWS Storage Blog

Category: Learning Levels

Protecting your data with AWS Backup

In January 2019, AWS launched AWS Backup, a fully managed backup service that makes it easy to centralize and automate the backup of data across AWS services. As of July 2019, AWS Backup integrates with: Amazon EBS Amazon EFS Amazon RDS (all engines except Amazon Aurora) Amazon DynamoDB AWS Storage Gateway (Volume Gateway) Overview Before […]

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Building an HPC cluster with AWS ParallelCluster and Amazon FSx for Lustre

High performance computing (HPC) customers love the breadth of services offered by AWS and the flexibility offered by the cloud to address their computational challenges. AWS provides you with the opportunity to innovate quickly and accelerate your workflow thanks to a virtually unlimited capacity. For more information, see the following posts: Natural language processing at Clemson […]

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S3 Security

Learn how to use two important Amazon S3 security-features: Block Public Access and S3 Object Lock

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) was AWS’ first Generally Available service when it launched on Pi Day in 2006, and in doing so created cloud storage. It quickly became one of the most important building blocks of AWS infrastructure. Today, S3 is used by millions of customers to store trillions of objects and many […]

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Build a data lake on Amazon S3: Recent customer case studies

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is the largest and most performant object storage service for structured and unstructured data and the storage service of choice to build a data lake. With Amazon S3, you can cost-effectively build and scale a data lake of any size in a secure environment where data is protected by 99.999999999% […]

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Taking crash-consistent snapshots across multiple Amazon EBS volumes on an Amazon EC2 instance

Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) enables you to back up volumes at any time using EBS snapshots. Snapshots retain the data from all completed I/O operations, allowing you to restore the volume to its exact state at the moment before backup (referred to as crash-consistency). Many of our customers use snapshots in their backup […]

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Getting started: Training resources for storage on AWS

With a wide variety of storage and data transfer and migration services, understanding where to start when considering AWS for your data storage can be a time consuming task. Where do you start? What resources are available to help guide you through unfamiliar territory? Where can you go if you need additional help? Whether you’ve […]

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Excluding and including specific data in transfer tasks using AWS DataSync filters

UPDATE (8/25/2021): This post reflects that AWS DataSync now supports using both include and exclude filters when you create a task, giving you more granularity when specifying the files, folders, and objects that you want to transfer. AWS DataSync automates and accelerates copying data between your NFS servers, Amazon S3 buckets, and Amazon Elastic File […]

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New on the APN Blog: Storing and Sharing Files with Amazon FSx in a VMware Cloud on AWS Environment

On the AWS Partner Network (APN) blog there is a very informative new post showing you how to deploy a fully managed, shared Windows file system with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server and mount it to your virtual machines (VMs) by using VMware Cloud on AWS. Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides a fully managed […]

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New – Amazon S3 Batch Operations

We recently announced that Amazon S3 Batch Operations is generally available. S3 Batch Operations is a new feature that makes it simple for customers to manage billions of objects stored in Amazon S3, with a single API request or a few clicks in the S3 Management Console. Now, all AWS customers can make changes to object […]

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New on Jeff Barr’s Blog: Amazon S3 Path Deprecation Plan – The Rest of the Story

I wanted to be sure you saw Jeff Barr’s latest blog on the Amazon S3 Path Deprecation Plan. A snippet is below, but I encourage you to visit his blog to read the full post. From Jeff: Last week we made a fairly quiet (too quiet, in fact) announcement of our plan to slowly and […]

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