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File storage migration to AWS in one month using AWS DataSync and Amazon FSx

When migrating from on premises to the cloud, a wide spectrum of customers face starkly different starting points. Some customers may have one or two workloads stored on premises, while others may have several storage arrays across several data centers, and others have even more intricate or vast setups. If you are migrating to the […]

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Webair addresses unique backup needs with AWS Storage Gateway and Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive

Webair is a managed cloud and infrastructure solutions provider, specializing in cloud-based solutions such as Hosted Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service, and Backups-as-a-Service. As a service provider, our customers task us with safeguarding over 30 PB of sensitive data and 10,000 servers, which inherently poses unique challenges. Not only do Webair’s backup services protect […]

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Lower your Amazon EFS costs by 47% with One Zone storage classes

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) is a simple, serverless, set-and-forget, elastic file system that provides high levels of durability and availability for your mission critical and business critical applications. For workloads that don’t need the highest levels of durability and availability, customers typically do not require the Multi-AZ (Availability Zone) durability and availability of […]

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Configuring Cross-Region DR of your Amazon EC2 workloads with CloudEndure

Any number of events can cause IT outages that could adversely affect your business, stopping it from being able to serve customers or causing loss of valuable enterprise data. These events can result from application errors, human errors, malicious attacks, or infrastructure outages caused by natural disaster or hardware failure. You can mitigate against infrastructure […]

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Visualizing usage of Provisioned IOPS volumes on Amazon EBS for analysis

Organizations are always looking to right-size cloud infrastructure and optimize to cost. Historically, one of the areas where it has been difficult to right-size at scale are Provisioned IOPS volumes on Amazon EBS, as optimization usually required third-party tools. The recently announced AWS Compute Optimizer assists in solving that problem, as it helps customers optimize compute resources […]

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Optimizing storage management with Amazon FSx for Lustre storage quotas

Data-intensive use cases across industries are getting larger each year. Use cases that require multi-user file systems, such as user shares for data science or computational engineering, can benefit from cloud solutions to help manage file storage consumption. In this blog post, I walk you through the Amazon FSx for Lustre storage quota feature, discussing […]

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Architecting for high availability on Amazon S3

Amazon S3 has now surpassed 15 years of operation and has scaled to more than 100 trillion objects. AWS has scaled S3’s hardware infrastructure while continuously deploying software for new features and updates, all while maintaining the high availability that customers require. High availability is an important pillar of S3 – customers should be able […]

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Amazon CloudWatch Events and Metrics for AWS Backup

Customers who use AWS Backup frequently ask, “How do I know if my backup job has failed?” or “How can I be proactively notified of a change to my backup vault settings?” With the recent integration of CloudWatch Events for AWS Backup, we can now deliver a real-time stream of events that describe changes to […]

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Online Tech Talk March 18: Reduce cost and gain business value by moving to AWS Storage

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on March 18, where an AWS expert covers why many customers are moving their data to AWS and the benefits many of them are seeing using AWS Storage services. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Enterprises […]

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Point-in-time recovery and continuous backup for Amazon RDS with AWS Backup

Today, AWS Backup is announcing support for continuous backup and point-in-time recovery (PITR) of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). This feature enables customers to recover Amazon RDS backup data from a specified time within their retention period. With this feature, database and backup administrators are able to reduce their recovery point objective (RPO) to […]

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