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Run containerized applications efficiently using Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP and Amazon EKS

Kubernetes is a scalable system that offers rapid and easy containerized application deployments for both stateless and long-running, stateful applications. Many Kubernetes applications require a storage system that integrates with the Kubernetes Container Storage Interface (CSI) to create file and block volumes, scale storage, take snapshots, and create clones. Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP supports […]

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Caching data using Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Accessing network attached storage (NAS) over long distances can introduce latency that can potentially impact business processes, slow down engineering jobs, and increase costs. Often only a small percent of the dataset needs to be accessed at any given time, allowing caching data locally to solve these challenges without replicating the full dataset. This is […]

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How to securely share application log files with third parties

What do we do when our applications fail, and we must provide instance-level log data to external entities for troubleshooting purposes? It’s best to limit direct human interaction with our production resources, so we often see temporary access provided for a fixed period. For highly regulated industries, the approval process for production access can be […]

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Enabling multiprotocol workloads with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

In an enterprise environment, it is common that both Linux and Windows workloads require access to the same data. For example, electronic design automation (EDA) and media and entertainment workloads often involve Windows users accessing data produced by Linux compute instances. Concurrent access to this data requires multiprotocol access: NFS for Linux workloads and SMB […]

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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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Enabling SMB access for serverless workloads with Amazon FSx

Many customers adopting a cloud-first strategy prioritize serverless technologies and cloud file storage that offer automatic scaling, built-in high availability, and a pay-for-use billing model to increase agility and optimize costs. As customers adopt serverless architectures, they may need shared data access on a persistent storage layer. While AWS Lambda includes a 512-MB temporary file […]

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Migrating on-premises file shares to Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Organizations of all sizes want to increase agility, accelerate innovation, improve security, and reduce costs by migrating on-premises applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Many of these applications store the data they rely on in NAS (network-attached storage) appliances powered by NetApp ONTAP, which provide storage and data management features that make it easy to […]

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