AWS Storage Blog

Category: Storage

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 […]

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UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated.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. […]

A Guide to Amazon EBS at AWS 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UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated.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. Customers use block storage to support a wide range of both transaction-intensive and throughput-intensive workloads on AWS. With Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), you […]

Migrate HDFS files to an Amazon S3 data lake with AWS Snowball Edge

The need to store newly connected data grows as the sources of data increase. Enterprise customers use Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) as their data lake storage repository for on-premises Hadoop applications. Customers are migrating their data lakes to AWS for a more secure, scalable, agile, and cost-effective solution. For HDFS migrations where high-speed transfer […]

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Maintain your compliance requirements by using AWS PrivateLink with Amazon EFS

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) serves tens of thousands of companies across the world, in every industry and vertical. Many of our customers have very specific network and network management policies, based on compliance or regulatory requirements. Today, I will show you how you can meet or enhance your compliance posture by using AWS […]

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Online Tech Talk October 23rd: Reduce File Storage TCO with Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Don’t miss our AWS online Storage Tech Talk on October 23rd where we cover: ‘Reduce File Storage TCO with Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server‘ Managing legacy NAS storage arrays on-premises brings complexity and high CapEx. Amazon EFS is a cloud-native, scalable, elastic NFS file system for Linux workloads for use with […]

Your AWS Storage guide to re:Invent 2019: How to maximize your time in Vegas!

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. On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, we are excited to tell you all about our plans for re:Invent. This year’s conference is […]

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Automate mounting Amazon EFS File Systems from the EC2 Launch Instance Wizard

Customers have provided us with great feedback on previous posts covering best practices and integrations for using Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) with other AWS services, and they have been asking for more. Today, I’ll show you how you can simplify and automate the mounting of Amazon EFS file systems to EC2 instances directly from […]

Transferring files from on-premises to AWS and back without leaving your VPC using AWS DataSync

AWS DataSync is a service we launched at re:Invent 2018 to simplify, automate, and accelerate data transfer between on-premises storage and AWS, such as Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) and Amazon S3. We recently expanded the service to support direct transfers to all S3 storage classes. Many of our customers are using DataSync to migrate […]