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Online Tech Talk February 18: Create an enterprise backup and restore plan with AWS

Don’t miss our AWS online Storage Tech Talk on February 18, where we cover creating an enterprise backup and restore plan with AWS. This tech talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). The exponential growth of data worldwide has made managing backups more difficult than ever before. […]

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Increasing application resilience with CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

UPDATE: For a more in-depth look at this topic, please visit the blog post “Configuring Cross-Region DR of your Amazon EC2 workloads with CloudEndure.” If there is an IT disaster, you must get your workloads back up and running quickly to ensure business continuity. For business-critical applications, the priority is keeping your recovery time and […]

Deploying AWS Storage Gateway on Linux KVM hypervisor

AWS customers support a variety of on-premises environments and have different deployment needs. Until now, customers using Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor have not had a convenient way to implement a hybrid cloud storage solution using AWS Storage Gateway. AWS Storage Gateway provides on-premises applications access to virtually unlimited cloud storage using NFS, SMB, […]

Using Amazon FSx for Lustre for Genomics Workflows on AWS

Genomics datasets are getting larger year-over-year. Combining data from research initiatives across the globe, and having the ability to process it quickly, has been identified by large bioinformatics and genomics communities as an enabling mechanism for making significant scientific discoveries. Collaborating on a global scale requires data storage solutions that are globally accessible, highly available, […]

Amazon S3

Aggregating logs with S3 Same-Region Replication

Introduction Aggregating logs to a secure dedicated location streamlines critical operations like Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). As more customers adopt a multi-account strategy, central logging becomes a key component of driving operational excellence. Considering the benefits, enterprise customers often use complex third-party tools to build their centralized log aggregation solution. With the announcement […]

Amazon S3

Query Amazon S3 Analytics data with Amazon Athena

I recently had a customer explain that they were aware of the benefits of various Amazon S3 storage classes, like S3 Standard, S3 Infrequent-Access, and S3 One-Zone Infrequent-Access, but they were not sure which tiers and lifecycle rules to apply to optimize their storage. This customer, and others like them, have multiple buckets and various […]

New enhancements for moving data between Amazon FSx for Lustre and Amazon S3

Introduction to Amazon FSx for Lustre Amazon FSx for Lustre is a high performance file system optimized for workloads such as machine learning, high performance computing, video processing, financial modeling, electronic design automation, and analytics. Amazon FSx works natively with Amazon S3, making it easy for you to process cloud data sets with high performance […]

Good news for Amazon FSx and Amazon EBS customers: AWS Local Zones

There were many announcements and feature launches at AWS re:Invent 2019. One of the announcements with forthcoming possibilities for AWS Storage users was on AWS Local Zones. For now, this news is especially pertinent to Amazon FSx and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) customers running high performance applications near Los Angeles. As a new […]