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Automating application-consistent Amazon EBS Snapshots for SAP HANA databases

Customers host their SAP HANA environments on AWS to run their business-critical processes, such as financial planning, data analytics, and supply chain management. Reliably backing up data in SAP HANA is paramount for users to restore the database in the event of disruptions and urgent business needs. To reliably back up SAP HANA, SAP documentation […]

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Improve application resiliency and performance with Multi-AZ Amazon FSx for OpenZFS

Business-critical applications frequently require high availability to meet Service Level Agreements (SLAs). In addition, users are challenged by compliance requirements and disaster recovery plans to assure workload availability. In many cases, workloads needing high availability also need highly performant, low-latency file storage. Customers who are considering the migration of business-critical application to AWS want to […]

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How Visual Layer builds high quality datasets on Amazon S3

Companies from different industries use data to help their Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) systems make intelligent decisions. For ML systems to work well, it is crucial to make sure that the massive datasets used for training ML models are of the highest quality, minimizing noise that can contribute to less-than-optimal performance. Processing […]

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Automate data synchronization between AWS Outposts racks and Amazon S3 with AWS DataSync

Many organizations generate large quantities of data locally, including digital imagery, sensor data, and more. Customers require local compute and storage to ingest and enable real-time predications based on their data, and often preprocess this data locally before transferring to the cloud to unlock additional business value such analysis, reporting, and archiving. Automating transfers to […]

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Automate post-recovery actions using Amazon Elastic Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity planning (BCP) are critical activities for any organization. During DR operations, after workloads are restored in the DR site, there are a series of steps and activities, such as application configurations and validations, that must be properly orchestrated and coordinated among many teams and functions in order to ensure […]

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Automatic network replication with AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

When developing a disaster recovery strategy, it is important to manage replicating the network configuration from your primary to recovery site, including (but not limited to) things like your access control lists (ACLs) and internet gateways. In many cases, a configuration change in your primary site should be applied to your recovery site. Managing these […]

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Implement multi-factor authentication based managed file transfer using AWS Transfer Family and AWS Secrets Manager

Highly regulated industries, such as finance, healthcare and government, need to exchange business to business files securely. Common protocols like SFTP provide a broadly-supported, standard method for moving files securely across public networks. For some customers, compliance requirements drive a higher bar for their SFTP authentication. To meet more stringent compliance requirements, aside from controlling […]

Simple and comprehensive data protection with Amazon Data Lifecycle Manager

Enterprises often use distinct accounts to group workloads and associated resources used across multiple teams and projects. This helps organizations align ownership, decision making, and costs so that they can be easily managed across internal teams. However, each team in an account may have different requirements and processes when it comes to backing up their […]

Automating application-consistent Amazon EBS Snapshots for MySQL and PostgreSQL

MySQL and PostgreSQL are popular relational database management systems that many organizations use to power web applications, dynamic websites, and embedded systems. For customers self-hosting MySQL and PostgreSQL with AWS, they can use their choice of tools to manage the operating system, database software, patches, data replication, backup, and restoration. As customers back up their […]

Automating application-consistent Amazon EBS Snapshots for Windows applications

Customers have been running Microsoft workloads on AWS for over 16 years. Through conversations with these customers, a common challenge we’ve found is that as they back up their Windows applications to fulfill data protection needs, they often spend significant time and manual effort managing the orchestration of backup workflows. The time- and labor-intensive process […]