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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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Automating backups and optimizing backup costs for Amazon EFS using AWS Backup

Automating backups allows you to meet rigorous regulatory compliance regulations and business continuity goals. It also enables you to avoid time-consuming configuration of your backups on a regular basis. AWS Backup enables you to centralize and automate data protection across AWS services by scheduling backups using backup plans. With backup plans, you can configure different […]

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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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5 Ways to reduce data storage costs using Amazon S3 Storage Lens

If you have an increasing number of Amazon S3 buckets, spread across tens or even hundreds of accounts, you might be in search of a tool that makes it easier to manage your growing storage footprint and improve cost efficiencies. S3 Storage Lens is an analytics feature built-in to the S3 console to help you […]

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Manage Amazon EFS backup costs: AWS Backup support for cost allocation tags

Organized, meaningful cost and usage data for backups helps customers better understand and manage their costs. Recently, we’ve been hearing from Amazon EFS customers that they are looking for more granular cost tracking for backups that they create across all of their file systems. In response to this, AWS Backup recently enabled cost allocation tags […]

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Analyzing and monitoring CloudEndure Disaster Recovery replication traffic

For the purposes of data, application, and workload disaster recovery (DR), an optimal Recovery Point Objective (RPO) is essential to saving time and data critical to business operations. Ensuring that your DR setup is functional and architected according to best practices can help you achieve a functional RPO of seconds. Monitoring your DR setup to […]

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Automating Amazon S3 on Outposts resources with AWS CloudFormation

We recently announced support for AWS CloudFormation templates to create and manage Amazon S3 on Outposts resources, like buckets, endpoints, and access points. Until recently, customers were limited to creation of such resources individually using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, or SDKs. Now, by leveraging AWS CloudFormation, you can automate creation of Amazon S3 […]

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Create and share encrypted backups across accounts and Regions using AWS Backup

Enterprises and organizations in more security-conscious industries often protect their data through encryption, restricting data access to those with the necessary permissions and improving their security posture. Creating backups of data resources is often another critical component of a secure and resilient architecture. Additionally, backing up encrypted data is also important, even across geographical regions […]

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