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Automated storage cost optimization in CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

In a previous blog, I introduced several concepts on optimizing operational costs in CloudEndure Disaster Recovery. The main cost driver when using CloudEndure Disaster Recovery, offered by AWS, is Amazon EBS. A challenge arises when choosing the right volume type for the workload, across the multiples volumes that may be attached. This becomes a trial-and-error […]

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How to simplify Microsoft SQL Server backup using AWS Backup and VSS

Backing up your valuable data is an inseparable part of running Microsoft SQL (MSSQL) Server workloads, due to the importance and value of data in today’s enterprises. SQL Server backup and restore operations can complexify as your number of databases grows and your recovery time and recovery point objectives approach zero. These factors make it […]

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Disaster recovery insights with CloudEndure Disaster Recovery Factory

IT disasters can not only disrupt your business, but also cause data loss, impact your revenue, and damage your reputation. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery, offered by AWS, minimizes downtime and data loss by providing fast, reliable recovery of physical, virtual, and cloud-based servers into AWS Cloud. The CloudEndure console gives you granular control over individual machines […]

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Amazon S3 cost optimization for predictable and dynamic access patterns

Many customers of all sizes and industries tell us they are growing at an unprecedented scale – both their business and their data. Amazon S3 enables any developer to leverage Amazon’s own benefits at a massive scale with no up-front investment or performance compromises. Customers love the elasticity and agility they get with S3 because […]

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Automate data recovery validation with AWS Backup

Your data may be your most valuable asset. Disaster events that affect your workloads can result in a loss of data. A disaster is an event that causes a serious negative impact on your business. Having backups of your data helps minimize the impact of these disaster events by giving you the ability to recover […]

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Accelerating backups with Amazon EBS direct APIs and Commvault

As a critical part of data protection and disaster recovery (DR) readiness, backing up data is an integral part of data storage in the cloud or otherwise. AWS customers use Amazon EBS snapshots, which are point-in-time backups of EBS volumes, as part of their data protection strategy in the cloud, often as part of their […]

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Spend less while increasing performance with Amazon FSx for Lustre data compression

Many customers associate a performance cost with data compression, but that’s not the case with Amazon FSx for Lustre. With FSx for Lustre, data compression reduces storage costs and increases aggregate file system throughput. As organizations continue to build applications faster than ever, the amount of data that organizations must store grows rapidly. Organizations need […]

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Configuring notifications to monitor AWS Backup jobs

Your data and applications are some of the most valuable assets in your company. The ability to protect your data and IT infrastructure against cyber-attacks, accidental deletion, natural disasters, and several other threats is essential to secure your business. An important aspect to protecting your assets is the ability to monitor backup, restore, and copy […]

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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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Using AWS Storage Gateway to store Oracle database backups in Amazon S3

Customers running Oracle databases often take database and schema backups using Oracle native tools like Data Pump and RMAN to satisfy data protection, disaster recovery (DR), and compliance requirements. The backups that are taken are often stored on NFS shares. Due to a lack of scalability and the higher cost of storage in on-premises environments, […]

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