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Moving external site data to AWS for file transfers with AWS Transfer Family

Managing a strong, cohesive relationship with third-party vendors and outside partners involves transferring data back-and-forth to facilitate projects and workloads. Transferring data between separate organizations can be challenging, with different infrastructures, policies, and protocols to reconcile. AWS Transfer Family offers fully managed support for transferring files over SFTP, FTPS, and FTP directly into and out […]

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Automating Amazon EBS snapshot and AMI management using Amazon DLM

Many AWS customers frequently look for ways to lower operational costs and complexity of managing their backup operations. With Amazon EBS, you can create EBS snapshots and EBS-backed AMIs that are a convenient way to back up your block level data, regardless of where it resides. EBS snapshots are a block-level, point-in-time, incremental copies of […]

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Validate your disaster recovery solution and simplify compliance reporting on AWS

Data protection is a key element of compliancy, and organizations must deploy controls to manage the protection of their data and handle operational disruptions. With ongoing configuration and resource changes within IT infrastructure, it can be challenging to continuously and efficiently validate, maintain, and report on compliance to ensure that internal policies and regulatory standards […]

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Automate centralized backup at scale across AWS services using AWS Backup

Reliable and consistent backup of cloud data is important to have a secure data archive and restore in the event of data loss. Traditionally, backup administrators used manual backup procedures that were difficult to scale and lowered productivity, with data distributed across multiple cloud resources. Cloud backup, along with the automation of infrastructure provisioning, are […]

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Deploy serverless Drupal applications using AWS Fargate and Amazon EFS

Application modernization involves building applications that are faster than ever, with the ability to scale quickly to potentially millions of users, respond to change faster, and manage petabytes of data. An example of application modernization is building scalable digital experiences, such as corporate websites or external websites. Such applications require content management systems (CMS) such […]

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How to simplify Microsoft SQL Server backup using AWS Backup and VSS

Backing up your valuable data is an inseparable part of running Microsoft SQL (MSSQL) Server workloads, due to the importance and value of data in today’s enterprises. SQL Server backup and restore operations can complexify as your number of databases grows and your recovery time and recovery point objectives approach zero. These factors make it […]

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Automate data recovery validation with AWS Backup

Your data may be your most valuable asset. Disaster events that affect your workloads can result in a loss of data. A disaster is an event that causes a serious negative impact on your business. Having backups of your data helps minimize the impact of these disaster events by giving you the ability to recover […]

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Configuring notifications to monitor AWS Backup jobs

Your data and applications are some of the most valuable assets in your company. The ability to protect your data and IT infrastructure against cyber-attacks, accidental deletion, natural disasters, and several other threats is essential to secure your business. An important aspect to protecting your assets is the ability to monitor backup, restore, and copy […]

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Event-driven data transfer to container-shared storage on AWS

Businesses using data lake solutions built on Amazon S3 often want their data science teams to have access to that same data for machine learning or analytics projects deployed on tools like RStudio Server and Shiny. To do so, they can easily deploy these tools in the cloud using Amazon ECS or Amazon EKS serverless containers with AWS Fargate, and can access […]

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Migrate on-premises workloads to AWS Outposts using CloudEndure Migration

UPDATE (7/16/2021): This blog post describes CloudEndure Migration. AWS Application Migration Service, the next generation of CloudEndure Migration, is now the recommended service for lift-and-shift migrations to AWS. Historically, customers have been unable to migrate certain on-premises servers or applications to the cloud due to low latency or data sovereignty requirements. Often, it’s because these […]

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