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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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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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Recovering AWS GovCloud (US) workloads using CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

AWS GovCloud (US) hosts sensitive data and regulated workloads. It also addresses the most stringent U.S government security and compliance requirements. For customers using AWS GovCloud (US), the ability to recover workloads is a top priority in order to keep business running as usual and adhere to relevant compliance requirements. Getting quickly back up and […]

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Managing access to backups using service control policies with AWS Backup

Effective and reliable ways of securing data are important to any organization, and every business must address the protection of valuable information. When thinking about security in the cloud, an important consideration is reducing the surface area of negative impacts using a strategic data protection plan. Your data protection plan should mitigate the risk of […]

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Adding and removing object tags with Amazon S3 Batch Operations

For many organizations, securely and cost-effectively organizing massive amounts of stored data can be a daunting task. Without an easy way to organize data, companies may find themselves exerting a lot of time and energy trying to meet their data storage requirements, potentially slowing down projects and operations. For instance, certain data may need to […]

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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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Secure data recovery with cross-account backup and Cross-Region copy using AWS Backup

UPDATE: On April 12, 2021, AWS announced support for copying Amazon FSx file system backups across AWS Regions and AWS accounts. For more information, read this blog post on cross-Region and cross-account backups for Amazon FSx using AWS Backup. There are many benefits to using more than one AWS account, including resource and operational isolation, disaster […]

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Limit access to Amazon S3 buckets owned by specific AWS accounts

Customers use Amazon S3 to store and protect data for a range of use cases, including data lakes, enterprise applications, backup, and archive. Amazon S3 provides easy-to-use management features, fine-grained access controls, strong consistency, and durability to meet a range of business, organizational, and compliance requirements. A common data loss prevention requirement is ensuring that […]

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Using job tags to manage permissions for Amazon S3 Batch Operations jobs

As organizations grow their use of AWS, they often find that a variety of teams and applications begin to use the data stored in Amazon S3. While customers love the agility benefits of this, they also seek to govern their data’s security, productivity, and cost. Earlier this year we announced support for job tags with […]

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Automating copying encrypted Amazon EBS snapshots across AWS accounts

UPDATE: The screenshots of the Amazon DLM interface in this post were updated on 7/14/2021. Many customers have disaster recovery (DR) best practices that require them to copy their Amazon EBS snapshots to an isolated account in a different Region and encrypt those snapshots with a different key. In doing so, customers are able to […]

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