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Using AWS Snowball to migrate data to Amazon S3 Glacier for long-term storage

Customers often choose to move large amounts of on-premises data to Amazon S3 Glacier. These customers choose to use S3 Glacier for its ability to reliably and securely store any amount of data at a cost-effective price, while being designed for 11 9’s of data durability. This makes S3 Glacier a popular choice for long-term […]

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Protect and manage Dell EMC PowerScale data on Amazon S3

Many customers across several industries use Dell EMC PowerScale to store various kinds of files over SMB, NFS, and HDFS protocols. Common workflows include building and analyzing data lakes, content production creation, genomics sequencing, and image rendering. Implementing and maintaining an efficient and secure data backup for Dell EMC PowerScale in the cloud is necessary […]

New longer resource IDs for Amazon Elastic File System

To accommodate anticipated service growth in the future, Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) is migrating to longer format, 17-character resource IDs for its file systems and mount targets. You can opt into this change today, by using the Amazon EFS console, AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), or Amazon EFS API. The switch-over to long […]

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Getting started with CloudEndure Disaster Recovery projects

CloudEndure Disaster Recovery minimizes downtime and data loss by providing fast, reliable recovery of physical, virtual, and cloud-based servers into AWS. Customers use CloudEndure to protect their most critical applications. One of the first tasks you’ll encounter when working with CloudEndure Disaster Recovery is to create a project in the CloudEndure console. We often get […]

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How to retain resource tags in AWS Backup restore jobs

UPDATE (2/3/2022): Source code extended to support AWS Backup for Amazon S3. UPDATE (6/24/2022): Source code updated to read tags from recovery points inline with changes to AWS Backup boto3 APIs. Update (2/23/2023): Fixed bug in source code related to support for Amazon S3 backup restores. AWS customers use tags to track ownership of resources, […]

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Analyze and tier on-premises NAS data to AWS with Komprise

As companies store larger and larger amounts of unstructured data, they may find that their IT is not always capable of keeping up with their pace of data growth. For instance, they may be inefficiently and expensively storing unstructured data by storing both frequently and infrequently accessed data on the same NAS device, at the […]

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Migrating on-premises file shares to Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

UPDATE (17 January 2023):  Organizations of all sizes want to increase agility, accelerate innovation, improve security, and reduce costs by migrating on-premises applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Many of these applications store the data they rely on in NAS (network-attached storage) appliances powered by NetApp ONTAP, which provide storage and data management features that […]

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Automatically sync files from Amazon WorkDocs to Amazon S3

Today, many customers use Amazon S3 as their primary storage service for various use cases, including data lakes, websites, mobile applications, backup and restore, archive, big data analytics, and more. Versatile, scalable, secure, and highly available worldwide, S3 serves as a cost-effective data storage foundation for countless application architectures. Often, customers want to exchange files and […]

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Recovering AWS GovCloud (US) workloads using CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

AWS GovCloud (US) hosts sensitive data and regulated workloads. It also addresses the most stringent U.S government security and compliance requirements. For customers using AWS GovCloud (US), the ability to recover workloads is a top priority in order to keep business running as usual and adhere to relevant compliance requirements. Getting quickly back up and […]

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Securing your AWS Transfer Family SFTP and FTPS VPC public endpoints

Customers who use the AWS Transfer Family service are typically exchanging files with their business partners over an internet facing endpoint. In doing so, they need to secure these public endpoints so that they are only accessible to known IP addresses and secured against dictionary attacks and port scanners. We previously walked you through how the AWS […]