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Category: Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

re:Invent

Nine is fine: Amazon EFS sessions at re:Invent 2021

At re:Invent 2021 you’ll enjoy learning, sharing, networking, and fun. The 2021 in-person event is sold out, but not to worry! You can still register for virtual re:Invent. AWS Storage has a big lineup for you this year, starting with our leadership session, “Driving innovation and insight with cloud data on AWS storage,” where you’ll […]

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What’s in store with AWS Storage at re:Invent 2021

This is by far my favorite post that I write every year, it’s the re:Invent preview for AWS Storage! On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, I am excited to tell you some of the highlights of the storage category that you shouldn’t miss. AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted for the global […]

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Johnson & Johnson reduces analysis time by 35% with their data science platform using Amazon EFS

Johnson & Johnson data science and business experts collaborate to incorporate science into healthcare solutions, including medical device and diagnostic technologies, consumer healthcare products, and pharmaceuticals. Johnson & Johnson needed storage to share and perform analytics on their data science workbench for genomics neuroscience, R&D, and drug discovery. A massively scalable solution was required to […]

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New longer resource IDs for Amazon Elastic File System

To accommodate anticipated service growth in the future, Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) is migrating to longer format, 17-character resource IDs for its file systems and mount targets. You can opt into this change today, by using the Amazon EFS console, AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), or Amazon EFS API. The switch-over to long […]

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Deploy serverless Drupal applications using AWS Fargate and Amazon EFS

Application modernization involves building applications that are faster than ever, with the ability to scale quickly to potentially millions of users, respond to change faster, and manage petabytes of data. An example of application modernization is building scalable digital experiences, such as corporate websites or external websites. Such applications require content management systems (CMS) such […]

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Event-driven data transfer to container-shared storage on AWS

Businesses using data lake solutions built on Amazon S3 often want their data science teams to have access to that same data for machine learning or analytics projects deployed on tools like RStudio Server and Shiny. To do so, they can easily deploy these tools in the cloud using Amazon ECS or Amazon EKS serverless containers with AWS Fargate, and can access […]

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Automating backups and optimizing backup costs for Amazon EFS using AWS Backup

Automating backups allows you to meet rigorous regulatory compliance regulations and business continuity goals. It also enables you to avoid time-consuming configuration of your backups on a regular basis. AWS Backup enables you to centralize and automate data protection across AWS services by scheduling backups using backup plans. With backup plans, you can configure different […]

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Manage Amazon EFS backup costs: AWS Backup support for cost allocation tags

Organized, meaningful cost and usage data for backups helps customers better understand and manage their costs. Recently, we’ve been hearing from Amazon EFS customers that they are looking for more granular cost tracking for backups that they create across all of their file systems. In response to this, AWS Backup recently enabled cost allocation tags […]

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Online Tech Talk April 20: Amazon EFS One Zone storage classes

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on April 20, where an AWS expert covers two new Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) One Zone storage classes, and how to reduce Amazon EFS costs by 47%, when compared to Amazon EFS Standard storage classes. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT […]

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Lower your Amazon EFS costs by 47% with One Zone storage classes

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) is a simple, serverless, set-and-forget, elastic file system that provides high levels of durability and availability for your mission critical and business critical applications. For workloads that don’t need the highest levels of durability and availability, customers typically do not require the Multi-AZ (Availability Zone) durability and availability of […]

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