AWS Storage Blog

Category: Announcements

Simplify and accelerate your data migration using AWS DataSync Discovery

Migrating your on-premises data to the cloud can be intimidating at first, particularly when you are working with large and complex storage systems. Estimating costs, understanding which data sets should be migrated for your applications, and knowing which cloud storage services to select, can require time and effort to determine on your own. On September […]

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Audit your backup RPOs with AWS Backup Audit Manager

When designing a backup and recovery strategy, one important factor is aligning your application’s recovery point objectives (RPO) with your business continuity goals. The ability to continuously detect drifts in your RPOs, due to backup plan misconfigurations or job failures, and identifying non-compliant resources is a critical need for customers. In August 2021, AWS Backup […]

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AWS STAC-M3™ benchmark results: Low-latency tick analytics made easy

Analyzing time-series data such as tick-by-tick quotes and trades is crucial to our financial services customers, specifically quantitative analysts, algorithm engineers, risk managers, and others handling various trading functions. From running global ticker plants to algorithm development, to risk management, these functions are critical to day-to-day business operations. With the increase in trading volume and […]

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How to move data from Azure Files SMB shares to AWS using AWS DataSync

It’s not uncommon for organizations to have data located in multiple data centers, storage locations, or even cloud providers. Even if data resides in one cloud, workloads that operate in different locations may require that data is copied for reasons including performing low-latency data analysis, maintaining disaster recovery versions, archiving cold data to free up […]

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Automate and centrally manage data protection for Amazon S3 with AWS Backup

Customers globally, especially in regulated industries, require centralized protection and demonstrable compliance for their application data. Centralized data protection and enhanced visibility across backup operations can reduce the risks of costly disasters and accidents, improve business continuity, and simplify the auditing process. With AWS Backup for Amazon S3 now being generally available, you can centralize […]

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AWS Storage Gateway in 2021 – Year in Review

It has become customary for us to share with our customers the new AWS Storage Gateway enhancements every year. As we did in 2020 and 2019, through this blog I’m reviewing all the new Storage Gateway launches from 2021. I’ll cover how the new enhancements make it easier for customers to access AWS Storage from […]

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S3 cost optimization

Amazon S3 reduces prices up to 31% for three storage classes

We are excited to announce that Amazon S3 has reduced storage prices up to 31% in three S3 storage classes, effective December 1, 2021. Specifically, we are reducing the storage price for S3 Standard-Infrequent Access and S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access up to 31% in 9 AWS Regions: Asia Pacific (Hong Kong), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Asia […]

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re:Invent

Nine is fine: Amazon EFS sessions at re:Invent 2021

At re:Invent 2021 you’ll enjoy learning, sharing, networking, and fun. The 2021 in-person event is sold out, but not to worry! You can still register for virtual re:Invent. AWS Storage has a big lineup for you this year, starting with our leadership session, “Driving innovation and insight with cloud data on AWS storage,” where you’ll […]

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What’s in store with AWS Storage at re:Invent 2021

This is by far my favorite post that I write every year, it’s the re:Invent preview for AWS Storage! On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, I am excited to tell you some of the highlights of the storage category that you shouldn’t miss. AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted for the global […]

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Manage backup and restore of Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) with AWS Backup

On November 8, 2021, AWS Backup announced support for Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) clusters, adding to the supported AWS services across compute, storage, and database. Many customers, especially in regulated industries, require centralized management of their data protection and compliance across different AWS services. With this launch, you can centrally manage and govern the […]

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