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Category: Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

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Seamlessly migrate large SQL databases using AWS Snowball and AWS DataSync

Many of our customers use native SQL Server backup and restore features to migrate on-premises SQL Server databases to AWS. When using the native SQL Server backup and restore functionality, you can simplify the database migration process by performing a full backup restore on the target SQL instance. In addition, with the help of differential […]

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How GE’s Avio Aero deploys Microsoft SharePoint using AWS Storage solutions

SharePoint is the source of truth for the unstructured data needs of many businesses. Keeping it available, while offering the best performance possible at the most cost-effective price, is critical to ensuring that different parts of an organization can work together. At GE’s Avio Aero, our SharePoint deployment hosts business-critical data from our Finance, Sourcing, […]

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Simplify SQL Server Always On deployments with AWS Launch Wizard and Amazon FSx

Configuring and deploying your high availability Microsoft SQL Server workloads in the cloud often requires identifying and provisioning individual resources to get started, which can bring added complexity and cost. AWS Launch Wizard for SQL Server enables quick and easy deployment of SQL Server solutions on AWS, supporting Always On Availability Groups and single node […]

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Online Tech Talk May 18: Optimizing On-Premises File-Based Workloads with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server and AWS Storage Gateway

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on May 18, where an AWS expert covers optimizing on-premises file-based workloads with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server and AWS Storage Gateway. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). For organizations exploring data migration and file […]

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Optimizing cost for your high availability SQL Server deployments on AWS

Many customers run SQL Server workloads on AWS because AWS offers higher performance and reliability, greater security and identity services, more migration support, and flexible licensing options. Customers often select the license included deployment scenario for running SQL Server on AWS to avoid long-term licensing contracts with Microsoft and preserve licensing flexibility for potential future […]

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Cloud storage in minutes with AWS Storage Gateway (updated)

Moving workloads to the cloud is one of the primary ways for CIOs to address their top strategic priorities: increasing agility, accelerating innovation, strengthening security, and reducing cost. Many companies have existing infrastructure in data centers, remote offices, and edge locations, but want to take advantage of cloud services. AWS helps these customers accelerate their […]

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Cross-Region and cross-account backups for Amazon FSx using AWS Backup

Today, AWS Backup is announcing cross-Region and cross-account backup (CRAB) support for Amazon FSx. AWS Backup offers a cost-effective, fully managed, policy-based service that further simplifies data protection at scale. AWS Backup also helps you support your regulatory compliance obligations and meets your business continuity goals. Amazon FSx makes it easy and cost-effective to run […]

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File storage migration to AWS in one month using AWS DataSync and Amazon FSx

When migrating from on premises to the cloud, a wide spectrum of customers face starkly different starting points. Some customers may have one or two workloads stored on premises, while others may have several storage arrays across several data centers, and others have even more intricate or vast setups. If you are migrating to the […]

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Storage options and designs for VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS is a jointly engineered solution by VMware and AWS that brings VMware’s Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) technologies to the global AWS infrastructure. If you have workloads with varying storage requirements, it’s important to understand the storage options available and how they could work best for different scenarios. The service offers VMware […]

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Infor’s journey to fully managed SMB storage

Storage is a strategic component of the enterprise business cloud software products we build at Infor. Scaling up storage and integrating a storage solution with existing applications can be challenging. At Infor, we searched for shared SMB file storage in the cloud to reduce operational management, increase scalability, and lower costs. These factors, critical to […]

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