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Encrypting objects with Amazon S3 Batch Operations

Update 4/29/2022: A clarification has been made to the pricing paragraph in the “Setting up and running your S3 Batch Operations job” section of this blog post. Data security keeps your business safe, but encrypting individual files when you manage an extensive data archive can seem daunting. The new Amazon S3 Batch Operations feature lets […]

Storing data with partner backup solutions and Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive

AWS recently launched Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive, a new storage class that provides the most economical storage currently available in the cloud. This storage class offers you another option at a price point even lower than storing data on tapes in an offsite facility. This post describes the benefits of using S3 Glacier Deep […]

Backing up VMware Cloud on AWS with Druva Phoenix

This post examines how the Druva Cloud Phoenix backup and recovery service helps customers avoid replicating the complex and management-heavy backup infrastructures they may have used on premises for their VMware Cloud on AWS environments. Druva Phoenix simplifies the process of deploying a backup solution for VMware Cloud on AWS. Druva is an AWS Advanced […]

S3 Security

Register and attend the webinar: Best practices for Amazon S3 Security with S3 Access Management tools and S3 Block Public Access

Register now to join us for an online AWS Tech Talk to cover S3 security best practices on August 26 from 1:oopm to 2:00pm PT. This is a level 300 tech talk where we will go deep on the technical aspects of Amazon S3 security. We will focus on S3 Block Public Access to keep your […]

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Scalable, cloud-native file storage at pennies per GB-month with Amazon EFS

Tens of thousands of customers including T-Mobile, MicroStrategy, HERE, and LoanLogics are storing up to petabytes of data in Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), to power use cases such as lift-and-shift of enterprise applications, large scale analytics, and persistent file storage for containers, at a blended price point of just $0.096/GB-month. In doing so, […]

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New on the Database Blog: Storing SQL Server Backups in Amazon S3 Using AWS Storage Gateway

Over on the AWS Database Blog, there was a recent blog post focused on Storing SQL Server backups in Amazon S3 using AWS Storage Gateway that is helpful for our customers who manage storage environments as well. Many SQL Server database administrators and infrastructure teams write their database backups to file shares on Network Attached Storage […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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% […]