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Category: Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

Amazon Elastic File System

Best Practices for Using Amazon EFS for Container Storage

Tens of thousands of companies are storing petabytes of data on Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), many of them using EFS to store data for containerized applications. Amazon EFS file systems can be attached to containers launched by both Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). Amazon EFS is a natural […]

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Amazon Elastic File System

Save even more on scalable, cloud-native file storage with Amazon EFS

Last month, we shared some detail on how tens of thousands of customers are using the Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) Infrequent Access storage class (EFS IA) to easily and cost-effectively store their files natively in a fully managed, highly available and durable, elastic cloud file system. We announced on the AWS News blog that […]

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New on the Machine Learning blog: Speed up training on Amazon SageMaker using Amazon FSx for Lustre and Amazon EFS file systems

Deploying analytics applications and machine learning models requires storage that can scale in capacity and performance to handle workload demands with high throughput and low-latency file operations. A common use case we’re seeing centers around data science teams doing some form of analytics (e.g machine learning, genomics). AWS offers two scalable, durable, highly available file […]

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AWS Loft

Free AWS Loft Events: Attend “AWS Storage Days” in San Francisco or NYC

As we gear up for AWS re:Invent 2019 December 2 – 6, we want to ensure you are up to speed on the full portfolio of AWS storage services. In San Francisco September 10 – 11 and in NYC September 24- 25, we will be conducting ‘AWS Storage Days’ at the AWS Loft locations. These […]

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Online Tech Talk August 21st: ‘Migrating Data to AWS: Understanding Your Options’

Don’t miss our AWS online Storage Tech Talk on August 21st where we cover: ‘Migrating Data to AWS: Understanding Your Options‘ AWS offers a variety of data migration and transfer services to help you move everything from gigabytes to petabytes of data by using network links, express mail, or even a tractor trailer. In this […]

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Scalable, cloud-native file storage at pennies per GB-month with Amazon EFS

Scalable, cloud-native file storage at pennies per GB-month with Amazon EFS

Tens of thousands of customers including T-Mobile, MicroStrategy, HERE, and LoanLogics are storing up to petabytes of data in Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), to power use cases such as lift-and-shift of enterprise applications, large scale analytics, and persistent file storage for containers, at a blended price point of just $0.096/GB-month. In doing so, […]

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Protecting your data with AWS Backup

In January 2019, AWS launched AWS Backup, a fully managed backup service that makes it easy to centralize and automate the backup of data across AWS services. As of July 2019, AWS Backup integrates with: Amazon EBS Amazon EFS Amazon RDS (all engines except Amazon Aurora) Amazon DynamoDB AWS Storage Gateway (Volume Gateway) Overview Before […]

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Getting started: Training resources for storage on AWS

With a wide variety of storage and data transfer and migration services, understanding where to start when considering AWS for your data storage can be a time consuming task. Where do you start? What resources are available to help guide you through unfamiliar territory? Where can you go if you need additional help? Whether you’ve […]

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Amazon EFS

How to test drive Amazon Elastic File System

Many customers are excited about Amazon EFS because it makes creating and running a highly scalable, highly available, and highly durable shared file system in the cloud incredibly easy. Within seconds, you can create an NFSv4 compliant file system and mount it to multiple (up to thousands of) Amazon EC2 instances or on-premises servers. Amazon […]

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