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Amazon FSx for OpenZFS

Configuring the auto-expansion of Amazon FSx for OpenZFS with Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Lambda

Today’s demanding workloads such as database, rendering farm, analytics and ML workloads, have increasingly demanding IO requirements. These workloads need a reliable storage infrastructure that provides sufficient storage capacity, IOPS, and throughput. As customers move more workloads to the cloud, they want to benefit from the agility and performance capabilities of the cloud as their […]

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Extending SAP workloads with AWS Transfer Family

Transfer protocols, such as Secure Shell (SSH) File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), File Transfer Protocol Secure (FTPS), and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) are essential for corporations to migrate file transfer workflows by integrating with existing authentication systems. These protocols are deeply embedded in business processes across many industries like financial services, healthcare, telecommunications, and retail. Companies […]

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Migrate on-premises data to AWS for insightful visualizations

When migrating data from on premises, customers seek a data store that is scalable, durable, and cost effective. Equally as important, BI must support modern, interactive, and fast dashboards that can scale to tens of thousands of users seamlessly while providing the ability to create meaningful data visualizations for analysis. Visualization of on-premises business analytics […]

Getting started with Amazon S3 compatible storage on AWS Snowball Edge devices

Customers across numerous industries need to extend their applications from the cloud to rugged, mobile edge, and disconnected environments to capture and process data closer to where it is created. Today, many of these customers use third-party storage solutions at the edge. This approach requires significant effort to rearchitect applications for both cloud and edge […]

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How to accelerate your data transfers with AWS DataSync scale out architectures

Do you ever wonder how you can keep up with incoming requests for increased storage capacity without having to expand data center footprint, increase utility spend, and continually handle hardware refresh cycles? Customers are looking to free up space from on-premises storage systems or other clouds, whether it is for existing archival datasets, transitioning their […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Deploying AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery at scale with AWS Systems Manager

In the digital era, ensuring business continuity through effective disaster recovery measures is crucial for organizations of all sizes. Setting up disaster recovery solutions manually, such as installing recovery agents on multiple servers, can be a significant and time-consuming task. Therefore, many customers are increasingly seeking automation not only to streamline common administrative tasks but […]

Conducting chaos engineering experiments on Amazon EBS using AWS Fault Injection Simulator

As distributed systems get more complex, anticipating disruptions becomes even more challenging. Conventional techniques of verifying known situations through unit or integration testing leave gaps that don’t cover component failures, which can result in expensive outages. Chaos engineering is a disciplined approach to unhide failures before they become outages. By proactively identifying how a system […]

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­­Encrypt and decrypt files with PGP and AWS Transfer Family

1/11/2024: Updates made due to CloudShell migration to Amazon Linux 2023 (AL2023). Protecting sensitive data is not a novel idea. Customers in industries like financial services and healthcare regularly exchange files containing sensitive data, including Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and financial records with their users. Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) encryption of these files is often […]

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How Regeneron built a secure and scalable file transfer service using AWS Transfer Family

Secure and fast transfer of mission critical data is a top priority for today’s digital businesses. Fueled by the expectation of “anywhere, anytime information”, any type of delay impacts operational efficiency and effectiveness, making a scalable and secure data transfer solution a priority. Healthcare and life sciences organizations need a secure, compliant and scalable File […]

AWS PrivateLink for Amazon S3

Introducing private DNS support for Amazon S3 with AWS PrivateLink

Compliance requirements often mandate private connectivity when on-premises applications use cloud storage. To satisfy these requirements, customers set up private connections to Amazon S3 using AWS PrivateLink over either AWS Direct Connect, or AWS Site-to-Site VPN. As a result, data is transmitted directly to and from AWS, never traversing the public internet. AWS PrivateLink lets […]