AWS Storage Blog

Category: Announcements

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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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re:Invent

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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Centralizing data protection and compliance for Amazon Neptune with AWS Backup

Amazon Neptune is a fast, reliable, fully managed graph database service that makes it easy to build and run applications that work with highly connected datasets. Amazon Neptune has native support for backing up and restoring Neptune DB clusters and customers currently using those methods can continue to do so. However, many customers, especially those […]

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Enhance the security posture of your backups with AWS Backup Vault Lock

When dealing with backups, data managers frequently ask, “how do I prevent my backups from being accidentally or maliciously deleted?” or “what can I do to enhance protection against ransomware?” In highly regulated industries, WORM* (write-once-read-many) compliance is required for backups and archives. WORM compliance means immutability and an immutable backup helps in the recovery […]

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New longer resource IDs for Amazon Elastic File System

To accommodate anticipated service growth in the future, Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) is migrating to longer format, 17-character resource IDs for its file systems and mount targets. You can opt into this change today, by using the Amazon EFS console, AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), or Amazon EFS API. The switch-over to long […]

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Announcing the open-source release of Web Client for AWS Transfer Family

AWS customers look for ways to simplify access to corporate SFTP environments by enabling end users with familiar and supported browser-based user interfaces. Traditional approaches when using commercial or open-source FTP software packages present various challenges. First, corporate IT resources have to install and maintain software packages across end-user devices and operating systems. Secondly, end […]

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