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Data Migration Best Practices with AWS Snowball Edge

AWS Snowball Edge enables petabyte-scale offline data migrations from on-premises storage (SAN, NAS, parallel file systems) or databases into Amazon S3. AWS Snowball Edge is part of the AWS Snow Family and the greater AWS portfolio of data transfer services that can be used for data migration. The AWS portfolio of data transfer services also […]

Free AWS Toronto Summit | Oct 3, 2019 – Explore AWS Storage

Join us and come learn more about AWS storage services at the AWS Toronto Summit on October 3rd. This event is completely free to attendees. You will have the opportunity to hear from AWS experts on services, solutions, and architectures related to data migration, hybrid architectures, backup and archive, data lakes, and migrating block & […]

Register for the free AWS Tech Talk – Amazon S3 Storage Classes and Management Tools

Sign-up to attend the AWS Tech Talk on September 24 at 9:00 AM – 10:00AM PT focused on Amazon S3 Storage Classes and Management Tools. As your data lake grows, it becomes increasingly important to manage objects at scale and optimize storage costs and resources. In this tech talk, AWS experts provide an overview of […]

Maximizing Microsoft SQL Server Performance with Amazon EBS

AWS customers have been running mission-critical Windows workloads, like SQL Server, on AWS for more than 10 years. In this post, I discuss how to maximize SQL Server performance with Amazon EBS storage. Persistent block storage is a critical component of a relational database management system (RDBMS) and is ultimately responsible for the speed, security, […]

Using AWS SFTP logical directories to build a simple data distribution service

We launched the AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP) service in November of 2018, and it has since been adopted by many organizations to enable secure SFTP access to data hosted in Amazon S3. At AWS, we are continuously iterating on our services, and many of our customers have told us that they would like […]

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Best practices for using Amazon EFS for container storage

Tens of thousands of companies are storing petabytes of data on Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), many of them using EFS to store data for containerized applications. Amazon EFS file systems can be attached to containers launched by both Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). Amazon EFS is a natural […]

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Save even more on scalable, cloud-native file storage with Amazon EFS

Last month, we shared some detail on how tens of thousands of customers are using the Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) Infrequent Access storage class (EFS IA) to easily and cost-effectively store their files natively in a fully managed, highly available and durable, elastic cloud file system. We announced on the AWS News blog that […]

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Protecting data with Amazon S3 Object Lock

Amazon S3 Object Lock is an Amazon S3 feature that allows you to store objects using a write once, read many (WORM) model. You can use WORM protection for scenarios where it is imperative that data is not changed or deleted after it has been written. Whether your business has a requirement to satisfy compliance […]

New on the Machine Learning blog: Speed up training on Amazon SageMaker using Amazon FSx for Lustre and Amazon EFS file systems

Deploying analytics applications and machine learning models requires storage that can scale in capacity and performance to handle workload demands with high throughput and low-latency file operations. A common use case we’re seeing centers around data science teams doing some form of analytics (e.g machine learning, genomics). AWS offers two scalable, durable, highly available file […]

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Transcoding video files with S3 Batch Operations

The ability to work quickly in bulk—to work smarter rather than harder—is vital for the practical storage management of modern video archives, which can easily be petabytes of data. S3 Batch Operations is an Amazon S3 feature that can perform actions like copying or tagging objects across millions or billions of objects with a single […]