AWS Storage Blog

Category: Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

Scheduling automated backups using Amazon EFS and AWS Backup

Introduction Using a shared file system is an important component for many computing infrastructures. For Linux systems, this is typically done using a network file system (NFS) and mounting it from the Linux hosts. Users can store data in their home directories and can share data with other users across the file system. Amazon Elastic […]

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Use cases for 7-day Amazon EFS Infrequent Access

Recently, Amazon EFS announced general availability of a new policy for Lifecycle Management, which moves files into the EFS Infrequent Access storage class (EFS IA) after 7 days of not being accessed. If you’ve been following along on the Storage blog, you may already know that tens of thousands of customers are storing petabytes of […]

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Launch news: AWS DataSync lowers prices, launches in new Regions, and adds scheduling

Today, AWS DataSync released three enhancements to help customers who are moving data from on-premises storage into Amazon S3 or Amazon Elastic File Service (Amazon EFS). DataSync launched at re:Invent 2018 to overcome common challenges customers may face when moving data in and out of AWS, for migrations, processing, or protection. DataSync automatically handles many […]

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AWS Storage Day 2019

9:00 a.m. PST Welcome to AWS Storage Day! Welcome to the AWS Storage Day live blog! We’ve got a lot of news coming over the next few hours, and we’ll keep you updated here. Keep checking back from time to time for the latest. Start off by listening to Dave Vellante from theCUBE introducing all […]

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Explore AWS file storage solutions at re:Invent 2019

In today’s business environment, data is the foundation for innovation and transformation. Using data the right way can literally propel a business to becoming a market leader. So storing data, protecting data, and preserving data is paramount for every business. This year at re:Invent, we’ll have more than 150 breakout sessions, workshops, chalk talks, and builders […]

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Achieve highly available and durable database backup workflows with Amazon EFS

Deciding what storage to use as part of your database backup and restore workflows requires considering multiple factors: from format compliance, to scalability, to availability and durability of data, to costs. Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) provides a simple, scalable, fully managed elastic NFS file system for use with AWS Cloud services and on-premises resources. […]

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Your backup and archive guide to re:Invent

In one of our recent blog posts, we shared an all-in storage guide for re:Invent so you can maximize your time at the conference. We have more than 150 storage sessions ranging from breakouts, chalk talks, builder sessions, and workshops you can fill your schedule up with. Reserved seating went live on October 15. Don’t wait […]

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Maintain your compliance requirements by using AWS PrivateLink with Amazon EFS

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) serves tens of thousands of companies across the world, in every industry and vertical. Many of our customers have very specific network and network management policies, based on compliance or regulatory requirements. Today, I will show you how you can meet or enhance your compliance posture by using AWS […]

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Online Tech Talk October 23rd: Reduce File Storage TCO with Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Don’t miss our AWS online Storage Tech Talk on October 23rd where we cover: ‘Reduce File Storage TCO with Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server‘ Managing legacy NAS storage arrays on-premises brings complexity and high CapEx. Amazon EFS is a cloud-native, scalable, elastic NFS file system for Linux workloads for use with […]

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Your AWS Storage guide to re:Invent 2019: How to maximize your time in Vegas!

On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, we are excited to tell you all about our plans for re:Invent. This year’s conference is going to be our biggest yet, with 60,000+ attendees and more than 2,500 technical sessions, across six venues on the Las Vegas Strip. First off, if you have not registered, don’t wait and […]

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