AWS Storage Blog

Category: Technical How-to

Migrate your Amazon EBS volumes from gp2 to gp3 and save up to 20% on costs

General Purpose SSD (gp2) Amazon EBS volumes have provided a cost effective way for AWS customers to achieve SSD performance for variety of applications, such as virtual desktops, medium-sized databases, development, and testing environments. Amazon EBS gp2 volumes are simple to use, but their performance is coupled with provisioned size that increases linearly with the […]

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Update your AWS Transfer Family server endpoint type from VPC_ENDPOINT to VPC

In January 2020, AWS Transfer Family launched the VPC endpoint type, which gave customers the ability to host their Transfer Family server endpoints within their VPC using a single API call. If you were using Transfer Family with AWS PrivateLink before this launch, you are probably using the VPC_ENDPOINT endpoint type. After May 19, 2021, […]

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Simplify your data lifecycle by using object tags with Amazon S3 Lifecycle

Managing your storage cost effectively at scale can become complex as you have multiple applications or users using the data with different access patterns and frequency. S3 Lifecycle can help you optimize your storage cost by creating lifecycle configurations to manage your storage spend over time by moving your data to more cost-effective storage classes […]

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Migrate from GCP and Azure to AWS using CloudEndure Migration

Sometimes the first cloud provider a company chooses is not the best long-term fit. Choosing a cloud provider is typically based on a number of business factors, such as cost, reliability, security, compatibility, or a specific feature. But business environments are always changing. It may be that the business needs and priorities have changed, and […]

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Delete multiple AWS Backup recovery points using AWS Tools for PowerShell

Backing up data is an essential part of enterprise data protection strategy, whether organizations need to comply with regulations or protect against ransomware attacks. Managing your data backups is equally as important as taking backups of your data. Part of data backup management is preventing stale “backups” (also knows as “recovery points”). Stale backups can […]

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Using Boto3 to configure Amazon S3 bucket replication at scale

Replicating your data on Amazon S3 is an effective way to meet business requirements by storing data across distant AWS Regions or across unique accounts in the same AWS Region. As an example, you can minimize application latency by maintaining object copies in AWS Regions that are geographically closer to your users. Amazon S3 Replication […]

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Optimizing operational costs in CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

Some drivers involved in moving disaster recovery (DR) to the AWS Cloud include reducing infrastructure and management costs, and enabling access to greater scalability and elasticity. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery, offered by AWS, helps you shift your disaster recovery (DR) strategy to AWS from data centers, private clouds, or other public clouds. By shifting their DR […]

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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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Configuring Cross-Region DR of your Amazon EC2 workloads with CloudEndure

Any number of events can cause IT outages that could adversely affect your business, stopping it from being able to serve customers or causing loss of valuable enterprise data. These events can result from application errors, human errors, malicious attacks, or infrastructure outages caused by natural disaster or hardware failure. You can mitigate against infrastructure […]

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Visualizing usage of Provisioned IOPS volumes on Amazon EBS for analysis

Organizations are always looking to right-size cloud infrastructure and optimize to cost. Historically, one of the areas where it has been difficult to right-size at scale are Provisioned IOPS volumes on Amazon EBS, as optimization usually required third-party tools. The recently announced AWS Compute Optimizer assists in solving that problem, as it helps customers optimize compute resources […]

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