AWS Storage Blog

Category: Storage

AWS Backup provides centralized data protection across your AWS resources

Today, on AWS Storage Day 2020, we are excited to announce AWS Backup supports backups of Amazon FSx file systems and Windows workloads running on EC2, adding to the growing list of features to enhance your data protection. Amazon FSx customers may now enjoy the automation, ease-of-use, and managed compliance protection service that AWS Backup […]

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Easy-to-use Amazon EFS integrations with AWS Compute services

Every day AWS customers launch Amazon EC2 instances using the Launch Instance Wizard (LIW). When launching instances to host applications like content management systems, data science notebooks, database backups, media workflows, and code repositories, you create and attach shared file systems like Amazon EFS to your instances. In the past, creating and attaching new Amazon […]

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AWS Storage Gateway increases cache 4x and enhances bandwidth throttling

Customers’ hybrid-cloud architectures struggle to enable low latency access to hot data for growing datasets without sufficient local caching capabilities. Customers without sufficient local caching are also more vulnerable to network issues between their data centers and the cloud. Moreover, in a hybrid architecture, the decentralization of data across locations, gateways, and instances can also […]

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Processing file upload notifications from AWS Storage Gateway on Amazon S3

AWS customers often perform post-upload processing on groups of files transferred by AWS Storage Gateway from on premises to Amazon S3. Before now, they have been unable to reliably initiate this downstream processing based on individual file upload events. Today, we are launching a new AWS Storage Gateway feature, for File Gateway, which enables customers […]

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Enhance privacy controls with access-based enumeration for File Gateway

Customers are responding to the growth of unstructured data by using hybrid cloud storage to reduce cost, operational burden, and to access elastic scaling on demand. As data continues to grow in volume and variety, customers must also ensure they are meeting their requirements for privacy and security controls to restrict access and visibility of […]

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How Zoolz migrated PBs of data to Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive

Zoolz, residing on the trusted and reliable AWS global infrastructure, designs, develops, and markets cloud storage management and disaster recovery (DR) solutions. The company’s suite includes easy-to-use and secure data backup and DR solutions for home users, small and medium businesses, large enterprises, and service providers. Using Zoolz, customers can back up almost any kind […]

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Enable password authentication for AWS Transfer Family using AWS Secrets Manager (updated)

AWS Transfer Family provides a service-managed directory to store user credentials for users authenticating with an SSH key over the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). If you must authenticate users by password, connect using the older File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and File Transfer Protocol Secure (FTPS), or would just like to integrate with your own […]

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Amazon S3

Migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon S3 (Part 2)

This is the second of a two-post series intended for customers migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). The first post addresses moving your data to S3 and choosing the right storage class. I work with public sector customers with large datasets – hundreds of TB to dozens of PB. […]

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How Clumio improved their Amazon EBS backups using EBS direct APIs

At AWS re:Invent 2019, AWS launched Amazon EBS direct APIs. This feature enables AWS customers to list the blocks in an EBS snapshot, compare the differences between two EBS snapshots, and directly read data from EBS snapshots. To perform these tasks before AWS released the EBS direct APIs, you would need to launch temporary Amazon […]

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Online Tech Talk October 29: Quick and secure file migration with AWS DataSync

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on October 29, where an AWS expert covers how you can use AWS DataSync to quickly and securely move your files to AWS for migration or data protection. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Do you […]

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