AWS Storage Blog

Category: Migration and Transfer

A guide to hybrid cloud storage, edge computing, and data transfer sessions at AWS re:Invent 2019

In one of our recent AWS Storage blog posts, we shared an all-in storage guide for re:Invent so you can maximize your time at the conference. We have more than 150 storage sessions ranging from breakouts, chalk talks, builder sessions, and workshops. Don’t wait to reserve your spot for your favorite sessions, and be sure to check out […]

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Supporting big data and analytics engagements with AWS Transfer for SFTP

Leap Beyond is a multinational boutique consultancy that specialises in big data. Our goal is to help medium to large enterprises use their data to realise high-impact changes in their businesses and their bottom line. In my role as one of the managing partners, I have special responsibility and interest in how our engineers work […]

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Launch news: AWS DataSync lowers prices, launches in new Regions, and adds scheduling

Today, AWS DataSync released three enhancements to help customers who are moving data from on-premises storage into Amazon S3 or Amazon Elastic File Service (Amazon EFS). DataSync launched at re:Invent 2018 to overcome common challenges customers may face when moving data in and out of AWS, for migrations, processing, or protection. DataSync automatically handles many […]

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AWS Storage Day 2019

9:00 a.m. PST Welcome to AWS Storage Day! Welcome to the AWS Storage Day live blog! We’ve got a lot of news coming over the next few hours, and we’ll keep you updated here. Keep checking back from time to time for the latest. Start off by listening to Dave Vellante from theCUBE introduce all […]

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Your backup and archive guide to re:Invent

In one of our recent blog posts, we shared an all-in storage guide for re:Invent so you can maximize your time at the conference. We have more than 150 storage sessions ranging from breakouts, chalk talks, builder sessions, and workshops you can fill your schedule up with. Reserved seating went live on October 15. Don’t wait […]

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Your AWS Storage guide to re:Invent 2019: How to maximize your time in Vegas!

On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, we are excited to tell you all about our plans for re:Invent. This year’s conference is going to be our biggest yet, with 60,000+ attendees and more than 2,500 technical sessions, across six venues on the Las Vegas Strip. First off, if you have not registered, don’t wait and […]

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Transferring files from on-premises to AWS and back without leaving your VPC using AWS DataSync

AWS DataSync is a service we launched at re:Invent 2018 to simplify, automate, and accelerate data transfer between on-premises storage and AWS, such as Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) and Amazon S3. We recently expanded the service to support direct transfers to all S3 storage classes. Many of our customers are using DataSync to migrate […]

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Simplify Your AWS SFTP Structure with Chroot and Logical Directories

In my last blog post, I showed how you can easily setup AWS Secrets Manager as an identity provider for AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP) and enable password authentication. This post discusses how you can leverage that identity provider setup to pass configuration information of a virtual namespace for your users using a new […]

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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 […]

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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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