AWS Storage Blog

Category: Storage

re:Invent

What’s in store with AWS Storage at re:Invent 2021

This is by far my favorite post that I write every year, it’s the re:Invent preview for AWS Storage! On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, I am excited to tell you some of the highlights of the storage category that you shouldn’t miss. AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted for the global […]

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How Torc Robotics reduces storage costs with S3 Intelligent-Tiering

Do you manage petabytes of data or tens to hundreds of buckets on Amazon S3 across multiple business units and multiple teams? If you do, chances are that application requirements and access patterns vary widely from one business unit to another. And, if you’re like many AWS customers today, you’re looking for the easiest and […]

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Managing access to your Amazon S3 objects with a custom authorizer

Data protection is critical for most customers seeking to safeguard information, maintain compliance, secure applications, and more. Protecting data can become challenging when different entities or personas need different levels of access to data. In Amazon S3, access control can be managed with tools like AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies, bucket policies, access […]

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Manage backup and restore of Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) with AWS Backup

On November 8, 2021, AWS Backup announced support for Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) clusters, adding to the supported AWS services across compute, storage, and database. Many customers, especially in regulated industries, require centralized management of their data protection and compliance across different AWS services. With this launch, you can centrally manage and govern the […]

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Simplify auditing your data protection policies with AWS Backup Audit Manager

Have you had to prove to an auditor that you are protecting and retaining data adequately to meet regulatory or organizational requirements?  The audit process can be resource intense. To meet an auditor’s criteria, the burden of proof is on you to show that you had proper controls in place to protect and retain your […]

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Centralizing data protection and compliance for Amazon Neptune with AWS Backup

Amazon Neptune is a fast, reliable, fully managed graph database service that makes it easy to build and run applications that work with highly connected datasets. Amazon Neptune has native support for backing up and restoring Neptune DB clusters and customers currently using those methods can continue to do so. However, many customers, especially those […]

Enabling SMB access for serverless workloads with Amazon FSx

Many customers adopting a cloud-first strategy prioritize serverless technologies and cloud file storage that offer automatic scaling, built-in high availability, and a pay-for-use billing model to increase agility and optimize costs. As customers adopt serverless architectures, they may need shared data access on a persistent storage layer. While AWS Lambda includes a 512-MB temporary file […]

Amazon S3 Replication

Ten tips for multi-tenant, multi-Region object replication in Amazon S3

UPDATE (2/10/2022): Amazon S3 Batch Replication launched on 2/8/2022, allowing you to replicate existing S3 objects and synchronize your S3 buckets. See the S3 User Guide for additional details. Independent software vendors (ISV) want to build multi-tenanted applications to benefit from more efficient usage of resources in addition to global reach. These apps require a […]

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Obtain aggregated daily cross-account multi-Region AWS Backup reporting

UPDATE (2/3/2022): Source code extended to support AWS Backup for Amazon S3. UPDATE (6/24/2022): Source code updated to support tag extraction to support cost allocation reporting. Customers treat data as an asset and look to protect their data assets through data protection mechanisms. Customers value the seamless ability to report and act on data protection […]

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Cost efficiently migrate billions of small files with AWS Snowball

Migrating billions of small files to the cloud can be challenging because of the time and cost required to do so. Solutions that move small files to the cloud – whether online or offline — can exponentially increase cost. This is primarily due to the size of each individual file being migrated. For clarity, a […]