AWS Storage Blog

Category: Learning Levels

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Enable password authentication for AWS Transfer for SFTP using AWS Secrets Manager

UPDATE: An updated version of this post was published on 11/5/2020. Please refer to that post for the most up-to-date content. Last year at re:Invent we launched AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP), a fully managed service that makes it easy to migrate your file transfer workflows to AWS, without changing applications or clients. You […]

Don’t Miss our May Storage Tech Talks! Featuring Amazon S3 and Hybrid Cloud Storage and Edge Computing

This month we have two storage tech talks for you to attend and dive deep on the newly launched Amazon S3 Batch Operations (read the Jeff Barr blog post) and AWS Hybrid Cloud Storage and Edge Computing (read the storage blog post). Managing tens to billions of objects at scale with S3 Batch Operations – […]

Monitor performance of Amazon FSx for Windows File Server with Amazon CloudWatch

Last year I co-authored a post with Helen Lin, Sr. Product Manager for Amazon CloudWatch, when we released Metric Math for Amazon CloudWatch. In that post we showed how easy it is to perform math analytics on your metrics to derive additional insights into the health and performance of your Amazon EFS file systems. Well, […]

Expanding AWS Hybrid Cloud Capabilities with Block Storage on Snowball Edge

Enterprises have been using AWS as the cloud portion of their hybrid architectures since AWS was born thirteen years ago, and we have built out the broadest and deepest set of hybrid architecture functionality to extend AWS services to on-premises and edge locations. Today, we reached another milestone with the launch of block storage on […]