AWS Storage Blog

Category: Migration and Transfer

Online Tech Talk August 21st: ‘Migrating Data to AWS: Understanding Your Options’

Don’t miss our AWS online Storage Tech Talk on August 21st where we cover: ‘Migrating Data to AWS: Understanding Your Options‘ AWS offers a variety of data migration and transfer services to help you move everything from gigabytes to petabytes of data by using network links, express mail, or even a tractor trailer. In this […]

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Migrating hundreds of TB of data to Amazon S3 with AWS DataSync

This blog is co-authored by Satish Kumar of Autodesk and Sona Rajamani of AWS. Enterprises are often faced with challenges in migrating vast amounts of data efficiently and effectively from their on-premises data storage environments to AWS. To aid and ease this migration, AWS offers offline data transfer services such as AWS Snowball, AWS Snowball […]

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Using Okta as an identity provider with AWS Transfer for SFTP

AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP) is a fully managed service that enables you to move file transfer workloads to AWS when they use the Secure Shell File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Enterprises and startups across a range of industries can use AWS SFTP without needing to modify applications or manage any SFTP servers. Data uploaded […]

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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 […]

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Lift and shift migration of SFTP servers to AWS

At re:Invent 2018, we launched a fully managed service called AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP) to enable the migration of file transfer workloads to AWS. We spoke with dozens of customers who were eager to replace their existing SFTP server with a fully managed service backed by storage in the cloud. One of the […]

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Excluding and including specific data in transfer tasks using AWS DataSync filters

AWS DataSync automates and accelerates copying data between your NFS servers, Amazon S3 buckets, and Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) file systems. With the recent launch of filtering, you can now specify the set of files, folders, or objects that should be transferred, those that should be excluded from the transfer, or a combination […]

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

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 can use the service to upload and download files over SFTP directly in and out of Amazon S3. We’ve seen use […]

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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 […]

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Migrating storage with AWS DataSync

AWS launched AWS DataSync at re:Invent 2018 to simplify and accelerate moving data between on-premises and AWS over the network. Customers are using DataSync for a number of use cases, such as migration, recurring transfers for data processing in AWS, disaster recovery, and one-off transfers of large datasets. After the launch, I heard about how […]

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How to test drive Amazon Elastic File System

Many customers are excited about Amazon EFS because it makes creating and running a highly scalable, highly available, and highly durable shared file system in the cloud incredibly easy. Within seconds, you can create an NFSv4 compliant file system and mount it to multiple (up to thousands of) Amazon EC2 instances or on-premises servers. Amazon […]

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