AWS Storage Blog

Category: Storage

Supporting big data and analytics engagements with AWS Transfer for SFTP

Leap Beyond is a multinational boutique consultancy that specialises in big data. Our goal is to help medium to large enterprises use their data to realise high-impact changes in their businesses and their bottom line. In my role as one of the managing partners, I have special responsibility and interest in how our engineers work […]

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Launch news: AWS DataSync lowers prices, launches in new Regions, and adds scheduling

Today, AWS DataSync released three enhancements to help customers who are moving data from on-premises storage into Amazon S3 or Amazon Elastic File Service (Amazon EFS). DataSync launched at re:Invent 2018 to overcome common challenges customers may face when moving data in and out of AWS, for migrations, processing, or protection. DataSync automatically handles many […]

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Deploy a highly available AWS Storage Gateway on a VMware vSphere cluster

Tens of thousands of customers are using AWS Storage Gateway today for business-critical applications. By providing common storage protocols such as iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and iSCSI VTL, Storage Gateway makes it easy for customers to continue using their existing applications while taking advantage of virtually unlimited cloud storage. Customers use Storage Gateway to simplify storage […]

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AWS Storage Day 2019

9:00 a.m. PST Welcome to AWS Storage Day! Welcome to the AWS Storage Day live blog! We’ve got a lot of news coming over the next few hours, and we’ll keep you updated here. Keep checking back from time to time for the latest. Start off by listening to Dave Vellante from theCUBE introducing all […]

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Explore AWS file storage solutions at re:Invent 2019

UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated. Please visit the AWS Events channel on YouTube for a complete on-demand playlist of AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2019. In today’s business environment, data is the foundation for innovation and transformation. Using data the right way can literally propel a business to becoming […]

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Amazon S3

Monitor data transfer costs related to Amazon S3 Replication

In this post, we will review how to monitor the cost and usage details of Amazon S3 Replication for use-cases such as compliance, disaster recovery, or data sovereignty. In Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), you can automatically and asynchronously replicate data to a different bucket in another AWS Region by using Cross-Region Replication (CRR) or across buckets […]

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Achieve highly available and durable database backup workflows with Amazon EFS

Deciding what storage to use as part of your database backup and restore workflows requires considering multiple factors: from format compliance, to scalability, to availability and durability of data, to costs. Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) provides a simple, scalable, fully managed elastic NFS file system for use with AWS Cloud services and on-premises resources. […]

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Automate restore of archived objects through AWS Storage Gateway

UPDATE: This post was updated on 8/4/2021 to include an AWS CloudFormation template for automation and also to modify relevant sections to reflect support for Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive and S3 Intelligent-Tiering Archive Access and Deep Archive Access tiers. AWS Customers who have on-premises file-based applications love having the ability to deploy an AWS Storage […]

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Your backup and archive guide to re:Invent

UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated. Please visit the AWS Events channel on YouTube for a complete on-demand playlist of AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2019. In one of our recent blog posts, we shared an all-in storage guide for re:Invent so you can maximize your time at the conference. […]

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