AWS Storage Blog

Category: Technical How-to

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Copying objects greater than 5 GB with Amazon S3 Batch Operations

A large number of customers store their data in Amazon S3, and some of these customers scale to millions or billions of individual objects. Amazon S3 customers need an easy, reliable, and scalable way to perform bulk operations on these large datasets – with objects ranging in size from a few kilobytes to tens of […]

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Monitoring and understanding Amazon EBS performance using Amazon CloudWatch

Storage and compute are the main pillars of many different types of applications, making them important to monitor and understand when optimizing or developing an application for peak performance. Amazon EBS is an easy-to-use, scalable, high-performance block-storage service designed for Amazon EC2. EBS is the main type of storage used by applications for high performance transaction-based […]

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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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Enhance data access control with AWS Transfer Family and Amazon S3 Access Points

Sharing data is at the core of collaboration efforts sparking innovation. Many industries rely on secure data access solutions that scale with their business. From pharmaceutical companies exchanging research data with partners in Amazon S3, to financial customers migrating and modernizing transaction data with traditional file transfer protocols, there is a persistent ask for fine-grained […]

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Using AWS Snowball to migrate data to Amazon S3 Glacier for long-term storage

Customers often choose to move large amounts of on-premises data to Amazon S3 Glacier. These customers choose to use S3 Glacier for its ability to reliably and securely store any amount of data at a cost-effective price, while being designed for 11 9’s of data durability. This makes S3 Glacier a popular choice for long-term […]

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Protect and manage Dell EMC PowerScale data on Amazon S3

Many customers across several industries use Dell EMC PowerScale to store various kinds of files over SMB, NFS, and HDFS protocols. Common workflows include building and analyzing data lakes, content production creation, genomics sequencing, and image rendering. Implementing and maintaining an efficient and secure data backup for Dell EMC PowerScale in the cloud is necessary […]

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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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Getting started with CloudEndure Disaster Recovery projects

CloudEndure Disaster Recovery minimizes downtime and data loss by providing fast, reliable recovery of physical, virtual, and cloud-based servers into AWS. Customers use CloudEndure to protect their most critical applications. One of the first tasks you’ll encounter when working with CloudEndure Disaster Recovery is to create a project in the CloudEndure console. We often get […]

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Analyze and tier on-premises NAS data to AWS with Komprise

As companies store larger and larger amounts of unstructured data, they may find that their IT is not always capable of keeping up with their pace of data growth. For instance, they may be inefficiently and expensively storing unstructured data by storing both frequently and infrequently accessed data on the same NAS device, at the […]

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Migrating on-premises file shares to Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Organizations of all sizes want to increase agility, accelerate innovation, improve security, and reduce costs by migrating on-premises applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Many of these applications store the data they rely on in NAS (network-attached storage) appliances powered by NetApp ONTAP, which provide storage and data management features that make it easy to […]

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