AWS Storage Blog

Category: Technical How-to

Add storage to your high-performance file system with a single click

Many organizations have on-premises, high-performance workloads burdened with complex management and scalability challenges. Scaling data-intensive workloads on-premises typically involves purchasing more hardware, which can slow time to production and require high upfront investment. The agility to scale compute and storage resources resources to meet business needs is one of the reasons why our customers choose […]

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Amazon S3

Building a central asset register with Amazon S3 Inventory

Many AWS customers store millions of objects in their Amazon S3 buckets, due to the scalability, durability, and performance that S3 provides. Customers compelled to build an information asset register for compliance reasons or wanting to identify thousands of objects to prepare a batch operation can rely on Amazon S3 Inventory. S3 Inventory is one of […]

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Persistent storage for container logging using Fluent Bit and Amazon EFS

Logging is a powerful debugging mechanism for developers and operations teams when they must troubleshoot issues. Containerized applications write logs to standard output, which is redirected to local ephemeral storage, by default. These logs are lost when the container is terminated and are not available to troubleshoot issues unless they are stored on persistent storage […]

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Building an IoT solution at the edge with AWS Snowcone

Internet of Things (IoT) applications, like other applications, require edge solutions to operate in austere conditions with limited network connectivity or limited infrastructure. IoT applications at the edge can span numerous uses, like automation, optimization, and intelligent manufacturing to name a few. One real world example is a mining customer collecting toxic gas measurements from […]

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Automating shadow copies configuration on Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

We often hear from customers that they love the self-service, fine-grained file restore capability of the shadow copies feature on Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Filer Server (Amazon FSx). Our customers also relay to us the convenience of being able to schedule shadow copies on file systems using PowerShell commands. However, enabling Windows shadow […]

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OpenGamma improves security and reduces overhead using AWS Transfer Family

OpenGamma provides hosted analytics services to derivative-trading firms in the financial services industry. These firms often face the challenge of adapting to new regulatory standards. Since 2008, new regulation has aimed to improve global financial stability by increasing the requirements on firms to post margin in order to protect against default and systemic failure. As […]

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Using VPC hosted endpoints in shared VPCs with AWS Transfer Family

AWS customers can now deploy AWS Transfer Family server endpoints in Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (Amazon VPCs) with shared resources. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) sharing, which launched in early 2019, enables AWS customers to share specific resources with other AWS accounts within the same AWS Organization. VPC sharing benefits customers by enabling: Role-based separation […]

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Processing file upload notifications from AWS Storage Gateway on Amazon S3

AWS customers often perform post-upload processing on groups of files transferred by AWS Storage Gateway from on premises to Amazon S3. Before now, they have been unable to reliably initiate this downstream processing based on individual file upload events. Today, we are launching a new AWS Storage Gateway feature, for File Gateway, which enables customers […]

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Enhance privacy controls with access-based enumeration for File Gateway

Customers are responding to the growth of unstructured data by using hybrid cloud storage to reduce cost, operational burden, and to access elastic scaling on demand. As data continues to grow in volume and variety, customers must also ensure they are meeting their requirements for privacy and security controls to restrict access and visibility of […]

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Enable password authentication for AWS Transfer Family using AWS Secrets Manager (updated)

AWS Transfer Family provides a service-managed directory to store user credentials for users authenticating with an SSH key over the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). If you must authenticate users by password, connect using the older File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and File Transfer Protocol Secure (FTPS), or would just like to integrate with your own […]

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