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Enhanced disaster recovery monitoring with CloudEndure and Amazon CloudWatch

Monitoring and troubleshooting Disaster Recovery (DR) is a critical component of any DR strategy. The ability to receive alerts and status updates is imperative when it comes to limiting downtime and maintaining business as usual. Often, DR tools do not have deep monitoring and notification built in. Administrators need to be logged in to the […]

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Copying objects greater than 5 GB with Amazon S3 Batch Operations

A large number of customers store their data in Amazon S3, and some of these customers scale to millions or billions of individual objects. Amazon S3 customers need an easy, reliable, and scalable way to perform bulk operations on these large datasets – with objects ranging in size from a few kilobytes to tens of […]

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Monitoring and understanding Amazon EBS performance using Amazon CloudWatch

Storage and compute are the main pillars of many different types of applications, making them important to monitor and understand when optimizing or developing an application for peak performance. Amazon EBS is an easy-to-use, scalable, high-performance block-storage service designed for Amazon EC2. EBS is the main type of storage used by applications for high performance transaction-based […]

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How to retain resource tags in AWS Backup restore jobs

AWS customers use tags to track ownership of resources, drive cost allocation processes, control access to resources via IAM policies, implement compliance programs, and support operational activities. AWS has provided customers with comprehensive tagging best practices to implement an effective tagging strategy. Customers operating in multi-account and multi-Region environments have global disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity management […]

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Enforcing ownership of Amazon S3 objects in a multi-account environment

Today, Amazon S3 hosts over 100 trillion objects and regularly peaks at tens of millions of requests per second. As the set of use cases for S3 has expanded, our customers have asked us for new ways to regulate access to their mission-critical buckets and objects. For example, with a data lake hosted on Amazon […]

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Synchronizing your data to Amazon S3 using AWS DataSync

There are many factors to consider when migrating data from on premises to the cloud, including speed, efficiency, network bandwidth and cost. A common challenge many organizations face is choosing the right utility to copy large amounts of data from on premises to an Amazon S3 bucket. I often see cases in which customers start with a free […]

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Configuring your FTPS server behind a firewall or NAT with AWS Transfer Family

AWS customers sometimes host AWS Transfer Family endpoints in network address translation (NAT) architectures. One common reason to host the AWS Transfer endpoint behind a NAT is to protect the server with a firewall offered by an AWS Marketplace partner. With the SFTP protocols, there are generally no major issues with using NAT architectures and […]

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Monitoring and reporting Amazon FSx user access events using Splunk

UPDATE 9/8/2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Monitoring end-user activity and access to data is core to any modern data security strategy. As customers migrate workloads to the cloud, logging end-user accesses of customer data is a key component of internal security policies and is required to meet […]

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Using Okta as an identity provider with AWS Transfer Family and Amazon EFS

Earlier this year, AWS Transfer Family launched support for Amazon EFS. With this update, you can grant your end users access to files stored in Amazon EFS file systems using any of the protocols supported by Transfer Family. However, if you use Okta as the identity provider, there are additional considerations during setup. For example, […]

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Monitoring CloudEndure Disaster Recovery with AWS Lambda

Many organizations must monitor and track their disaster recovery (DR) initiatives to meet business and audit objectives. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery provides fast and reliable recovery of physical, virtual, and cloud-based servers into AWS. It uses email alerts and has a high-level dashboard for monitoring DR jobs. However, many organizations require more robust reporting mechanisms. This […]

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