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Category: Storage

Store Mission-critical Files in AWS GovCloud (US) with Amazon EFS – Now FedRAMP Certified

I’m super excited to share that Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) has achieved FedRAMP High provisional authorization in AWS GovCloud (US). With this achievement, U.S. government agencies can now easily and cost-effectively store sensitive files including Personally Identifiable Information (PII), sensitive patient records, financial data, law enforcement data, and other Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) […]

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Data Protection for Your Cloud Journey with NetBackup 8.2 and AWS

This blog is co-authored by Ralph Wynn, Global Technical Account Manager at Veritas, and Henry Axelrod, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS. In this post we are going to explore some of the benefits you can get for your data protection needs with NetBackup 8.2 and AWS. As more and more organizations face market pressures to […]

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How to Easily Replace Physical Tape-based Backups with Tape Gateway

AWS has millions of active customers every month[1] and provides a wide array of cloud computing services to meet customers’ needs no matter where they are in their cloud adoption journey. As a member of the AWS Storage Gateway service team that builds hybrid cloud storage solutions for customers, I get to speak with many […]

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Automating Amazon EBS Volume-resizing with AWS Step Functions and AWS Systems Manager

In active applications, it’s possible for an Amazon EC2 instance’s Amazon EBS volume utilization to reach provisioned capacity. Depending on the application in use, this creates the risk of a customer-impacting application outage when that provisioned capacity is exhausted. One solution is to design a failover mechanism into the application. However, this can be a […]

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Simplify Your AWS SFTP Structure with Chroot and Logical Directories

In my last blog post, I showed how you can easily setup AWS Secrets Manager as an identity provider for AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP) and enable password authentication. This post discusses how you can leverage that identity provider setup to pass configuration information of a virtual namespace for your users using a new […]

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Data Migration Best Practices with AWS Snowball Edge

AWS Snowball Edge enables petabyte-scale offline data migrations from on-premises storage (SAN, NAS, parallel file systems) or databases into Amazon S3. AWS Snowball Edge is part of the AWS Snow Family and the greater AWS portfolio of data transfer services that can be used for data migration. The AWS portfolio of data transfer services also […]

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Free AWS Toronto Summit | Oct 3, 2019 – Explore AWS Storage

Join us and come learn more about AWS storage services at the AWS Toronto Summit on October 3rd. This event is completely free to attendees. You will have the opportunity to hear from AWS experts on services, solutions, and architectures related to data migration, hybrid architectures, backup and archive, data lakes, and migrating block & […]

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Register for the free AWS Tech Talk – Amazon S3 Storage Classes and Management Tools

Sign-up to attend the AWS Tech Talk on September 24 at 9:00 AM – 10:00AM PT focused on Amazon S3 Storage Classes and Management Tools. As your data lake grows, it becomes increasingly important to manage objects at scale and optimize storage costs and resources. In this tech talk, AWS experts provide an overview of […]

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Maximizing Microsoft SQL Server Performance with Amazon EBS

AWS customers have been running mission-critical Windows workloads, like SQL Server, on AWS for more than 10 years. In this post, I discuss how to maximize SQL Server performance with Amazon EBS storage. Persistent block storage is a critical component of a relational database management system (RDBMS) and is ultimately responsible for the speed, security, […]

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Using AWS SFTP Logical Directories to Build a Simple Data Distribution Service

We launched the AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP) service in November of 2018, and it has since been adopted by many organizations to enable secure SFTP access to data hosted in Amazon S3. At AWS, we are continuously iterating on our services, and many of our customers have told us that they would like […]

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