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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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Automating backups and optimizing backup costs for Amazon EFS using AWS Backup

Automating backups allows you to meet rigorous regulatory compliance regulations and business continuity goals. It also enables you to avoid time-consuming configuration of your backups on a regular basis. AWS Backup enables you to centralize and automate data protection across AWS services by scheduling backups using backup plans. With backup plans, you can configure different […]

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VMware vCenter Disaster Recovery using CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

IT disasters such as data center failures, data corruption, or cyber-attacks can not only disrupt your business, but also cause data loss, impact your revenue, and damage your reputation. Organizations using infrastructure on-premises can significantly reduce disaster recovery (DR) TCO by shifting their secondary data center to the public cloud. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery can replicate […]

Simplify SQL Server Always On deployments with AWS Launch Wizard and Amazon FSx

Configuring and deploying your high availability Microsoft SQL Server workloads in the cloud often requires identifying and provisioning individual resources to get started, which can bring added complexity and cost. AWS Launch Wizard for SQL Server enables quick and easy deployment of SQL Server solutions on AWS, supporting Always On Availability Groups and single node […]

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Manage Amazon EFS backup costs: AWS Backup support for cost allocation tags

Organized, meaningful cost and usage data for backups helps customers better understand and manage their costs. Recently, we’ve been hearing from Amazon EFS customers that they are looking for more granular cost tracking for backups that they create across all of their file systems. In response to this, AWS Backup recently enabled cost allocation tags […]

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Analyzing and monitoring CloudEndure Disaster Recovery replication traffic

For the purposes of data, application, and workload disaster recovery (DR), an optimal Recovery Point Objective (RPO) is essential to saving time and data critical to business operations. Ensuring that your DR setup is functional and architected according to best practices can help you achieve a functional RPO of seconds. Monitoring your DR setup to […]