AWS Storage Blog

Category: Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

AWS Storage Virtual Workshop Series

On-premises storage can be costly and complex, with expensive hardware refresh cycles and data migrations due to system upgrades. It is also difficult to gain insights because your data is trapped in silos from multiple storage systems. With AWS Storage solutions, you can reduce the time to make those resources available to your organization from weeks to […]

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Online Tech Talk September 25: Modernize your applications with containers, serverless, and Amazon EFS

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on September 25, where an AWS expert covers modernizing your applications with containers, serverless, and Amazon EFS. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). Modernizing applications with containers and serverless improves agility, so you can innovate faster, […]

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Transferring file data across AWS Regions and accounts using AWS DataSync

Many customers that use Amazon EFS want to replicate their file systems to other AWS accounts or other AWS Regions. Customers may do this for business continuity purposes or to provide low-latency access to data for processes running in other Regions. AWS DataSync makes it easy for customers to replicate data from one Amazon EFS […]

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Deploying Jenkins on Amazon EKS with Amazon EFS

Many applications that companies try to containerize require persistent or shared storage, such as DevOps tools, content management systems (CMS), and data science notebooks. With the introduction of the Amazon EFS Container Storage Interface (CSI) driver, now Generally Available, developers can use Amazon EFS to provide elastic, durable, and persistent shared storage to containerized applications […]

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Making it even simpler to get started with Amazon EFS

Today, we launched a significant update to the Amazon EFS management console. In this post, I talk about some of the new capabilities in the console, what you can do with them, and how they make it even easier for you to create and manage your EFS resources. Console overview Our main focus with this […]

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Optimizing WordPress performance with Amazon EFS

Many organizations use content management systems (CMS) like WordPress using a single node installation, but could benefit from a multi-node installation, as it is a best practice that provides benefits in terms of performance and availability. The reliability pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework recommends the following design principle: “Scale horizontally to increase aggregate system […]

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Recover Amazon EFS files and folders with AWS Backup

A large majority of data is unstructured files, and a large percentage of applications are designed around file storage. Most of these applications have an architectural requirement to use a shared file system. A self-managed shared file system solution requires a lot of heavy lifting. This includes getting and provisioning compute and storage resources, networking, […]

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Move to managed file storage in minutes with AWS DataSync

You’re probably familiar with the high-level benefits of the cloud: focus on your core business as opposed to maintaining IT infrastructure, increased agility and innovation, and growth to both your top and bottom line. AWS’ fully managed file services portfolio helps you realize those benefits, even in terms of storage. Let’s start with that point […]

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Digital transformation at Discover using AWS Storage solutions

One of the biggest challenges any organization can face is how to tackle the notion of digital transformation. Even defining what that means for them and their employees can be a daunting task. For many organizations, that transformation includes a journey to the cloud and starting to examine other new (or new-ish) technologies. One lesson […]

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Online Tech Talk April 23: Persistent storage for containers with Amazon EFS

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on April 23, where an AWS expert covers persistent storage for containers using Amazon EFS. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). Building containerized applications at-scale requires data storage solutions that are highly accessible and enables high-performance […]

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