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Amazon FSx at re:Invent 2020-2021: Move to fully managed file storage on AWS

Managing shared storage for file-based workloads on-premises is often complex, difficult to scale, and costly. At re:Invent 2018, we launched Amazon FSx, which makes it easy and cost effective to launch and scale popular file systems that are fully managed by AWS. Amazon FSx for Windows File Server is the first and only fully managed […]

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AWS re:Invent 2020-2021: data transfer, hybrid cloud, and edge computing sessions

The biggest cloud computing event of the year has begun! As you’re most likely aware of by now, re:Invent 2020-2021 is a FREE, 3-week virtual conference taking place from Nov 30 – Dec 18 and Jan 12 – 14. We wanted to make sure we ended 2020 offering you a ton of educational AWS content […]

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8 can’t-miss re:Invent 2020-2021 sessions with Amazon EFS

Put on your fuzzy slippers, and claim your executive seat at re:Invent 2020-2021 – your couch. That’s right; our cloud extravaganza is entirely virtual this year, with weeks of free learning, sharing, networking, and fun. If you haven’t registered yet, now is the time. Already registered? Build your agenda. AWS Storage has big plans for […]

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AWS Hero guide to AWS Storage at re:Invent 2020-2021

Based on the number of AWS sweatshirts hanging in my closet, re:Invent 2020-2021 rings in a memorable fourth re:Invent I have been fortunate to witness. In the past, re:Invent was in person, this year it’s online, but regardless, I am thrilled to be attending as an AWS Community Hero for the second consecutive year. While […]

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AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2020-2021: Week 1

This week, AWS re:Invent 2020-2021 kicks off as a free, multiple-week virtual conference (don’t forget to register), running from November 30 to December 18, 2020, and January 12 to January 14, 2021. While Las Vegas has been re:Invent’s home for years, we are excited to keep the re:Invent tradition going in this virtual format as we […]

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Increasing agility and reducing costs with AWS Storage during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the way of life for countries, organizations, communities, families, and the people that drive the global economy. Most of the world has shifted to remote work and school, and a different way of life with essential workers on the forefront. We see industries dealing with the challenges of slowed growth as […]

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From on premises to AWS: Hybrid-cloud architecture for network file shares

Enterprises often operate on-premises file servers or Network Attached Storage (NAS) to provide a centralized solution for storing and accessing user and enterprise data, such as workflow backups. Most organizations acknowledge that having a centralized solution has its practical advantages, but it also comes with inherent challenges of setting up and maintaining storage infrastructure at […]

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Add storage to your high-performance file system with a single click

Many organizations have on-premises, high-performance workloads burdened with complex management and scalability challenges. Scaling data-intensive workloads on-premises typically involves purchasing more hardware, which can slow time to production and require high upfront investment. The agility to scale compute and storage resources to meet business needs is one of the reasons why our customers choose to […]

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See what’s in store for Amazon S3 at AWS re:Invent 2020-2021

This time last year, the AWS Storage services and product marketing teams were entrenched in Las Vegas feverishly putting the final touches on content for re:Invent 2019 launches, sessions, workshops, and building makeshift workstations in a hotel ballroom for the biggest week of the year. Fast-forward a year, and the team is still feverishly working […]

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Best practices for accelerating data migrations using AWS Snowball Edge

Customers frequently perform bulk migrations of their application data when moving to the cloud. There are different online and offline methods for moving your data to the cloud. When proceeding with a data migration, data owners must consider the amount of data, transfer time, frequency, bandwidth, network costs, and security concerns. No matter how data […]

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