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Break down silos with AWS Transfer Family and Dremio’s Data Lakehouse Platform

Becoming a data-driven organization is a top priority for the majority of executives. According to an IDC data culture survey from 2021, 83% of CEOs want their organizations to be more data-driven, and 87% of CxOs say that giving their organizations the ability to make better strategic, tactical and operational decisions is their top priority. […]

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How to move data from Azure Files SMB shares to AWS using AWS DataSync

It’s not uncommon for organizations to have data located in multiple data centers, storage locations, or even cloud providers. Even if data resides in one cloud, workloads that operate in different locations may require that data is copied for reasons including performing low-latency data analysis, maintaining disaster recovery versions, archiving cold data to free up […]

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Migrating Google Cloud Storage to Amazon S3 using AWS DataSync

Organizations sometimes need to migrate large volumes of object data from one cloud provider to another. Reasons for this type of migration may include data consolidation, workload migration, disaster recovery, or the end of a discount program. Migrations typically require end-to-end encryption, the ability to detect changes, object validation, network throttling, monitoring, and cost optimization. […]

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Using AWS Backup to protect Amazon Aurora databases

Many organizations use databases to support their most mission-critical applications. Having a comprehensive strategy to protect these databases is the underpinning to meeting business service level agreements (SLAs). An optimal strategy includes using both backups and replication to protect databases in the event of a natural disaster, human error, or cyber threat. Customers can use […]

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Restore data from Amazon S3 Glacier storage classes starting with partial object keys

When managing data storage, it is important to optimize for cost by storing data in the most cost-effective manner based on how often data is used or accessed. For many enterprises, this means using some form of cold storage or archiving for data that is less frequently accessed or used while keeping more frequently used […]

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Protecting encrypted Amazon RDS instances with cross-account and cross-Region backups

Organizations are looking for solutions to protect their valuable data against ransomware attacks, natural disasters, and operational errors. Many of these organizations operate in regulated industries and must maintain data long-term to meet compliance obligations and business continuity goals. In AWS, customers can accomplish these goals by backing up mission-critical databases into centralized backup storage […]

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Run containerized applications efficiently using Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP and Amazon EKS

Kubernetes is a scalable system that offers rapid and easy containerized application deployments for both stateless and long-running, stateful applications. Many Kubernetes applications require a storage system that integrates with the Kubernetes Container Storage Interface (CSI) to create file and block volumes, scale storage, take snapshots, and create clones. Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP supports […]

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Disaster recovery monitoring of AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Monitoring and troubleshooting disaster recovery (DR) solutions is a critical component of any DR strategy. The ability to receive alerts and status updates is imperative when it comes to limiting downtime and maintaining operations. Often, monitoring a DR solution is a post-deployment afterthought. Administrators must be logged in to the tool to see if it’s […]

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Optimizing cost with long-term pricing options for AWS Snowball

At the edge, in austere, non-data center environments, and in locations where there’s lack of consistent network connectivity, optimizing costs and operations is essential to successful outcomes. It can be difficult to manage costs and achieve goals in these austere environments, with limited resources and capabilities. The Snow Family, comprised of AWS Snowcone and AWS Snowball, enable you to […]

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Reduce storage costs with fewer noncurrent versions using Amazon S3 Lifecycle

Keeping multiple copies and versions of data is a tried-and-true security and data protection protocol. In the event that one version is harmed or corrupted, another is ready as a backup. While increased security with multiple versions and copies is a plus, the added storage costs of (purposefully) redundant data must be carefully considered. It […]

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