AWS Storage Blog

Category: Announcements

Cross-Region and cross-account backups for Amazon FSx using AWS Backup

Today, AWS Backup is announcing cross-Region and cross-account backup (CRAB) support for Amazon FSx. AWS Backup offers a cost-effective, fully managed, policy-based service that further simplifies data protection at scale. AWS Backup also helps you support your regulatory compliance obligations and meets your business continuity goals. Amazon FSx makes it easy and cost-effective to run […]

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Online Tech Talk April 20: Amazon EFS One Zone storage classes

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on April 20, where an AWS expert covers two new Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) One Zone storage classes, and how to reduce Amazon EFS costs by 47%, when compared to Amazon EFS Standard storage classes. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT […]

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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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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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Online Tech Talk March 17: Migrate your on-premises data lake to a modern data lake on Amazon S3

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on March 17, where an AWS expert covers how you can use Amazon S3 to to build a modern data lake. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). Companies count on their data and analytics platforms as […]

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Join us for AWS Pi Week to celebrate 15 years of Amazon S3 and AWS

UPDATE MARCH 14, 2021: HAPPY 15th BIRTHDAY AMAZON S3! To kick off the AWS Pi Week celebration, please revel in some “Pi” with Jon Myer as he previews the week ahead: The AWS Storage Blog launched on March 25, 2019, but the AWS Storage story started far before then on March 14, 2006, the day […]

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Reminder: Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront service certificates migrating to Amazon Trust Services starting March 23, 2021

This is a reminder that Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront are migrating their default TLS certificates from DigiCert to Amazon Trust Services, beginning on March 23, 2021. In 2018, AWS announced a broad migration of AWS services’ TLS certificates to our own Certificate Authority, Amazon Trust Services (ATS). Your action may be required to ensure your applications […]

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Amazon EFS introduces 3X read-throughput increase at no additional charge

Companies are increasingly using Amazon EFS with containers and serverless compute to modernize their applications. Many of these applications are read-heavy, meaning they read data more often than they write. To improve the overall performance of read-heavy applications, we recently launched a 3x increase to the read throughput of all Amazon EFS file systems, available […]

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