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New on the Database Blog: Storing SQL Server Backups in Amazon S3 Using AWS Storage Gateway

Over on the AWS Database Blog, there was a recent blog post focused on Storing SQL Server backups in Amazon S3 using AWS Storage Gateway that is helpful for our customers who manage storage environments as well. Many SQL Server database administrators and infrastructure teams write their database backups to file shares on Network Attached Storage […]

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Protecting your data with AWS Backup

In January 2019, AWS launched AWS Backup, a fully managed backup service that makes it easy to centralize and automate the backup of data across AWS services. As of July 2019, AWS Backup integrates with: Amazon EBS Amazon EFS Amazon RDS (all engines except Amazon Aurora) Amazon DynamoDB AWS Storage Gateway (Volume Gateway) Overview Before […]

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Building an HPC cluster with AWS ParallelCluster and Amazon FSx for Lustre

High performance computing (HPC) customers love the breadth of services offered by AWS and the flexibility offered by the cloud to address their computational challenges. AWS provides you with the opportunity to innovate quickly and accelerate your workflow thanks to a virtually unlimited capacity. For more information, see the following posts: Natural language processing at Clemson […]

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S3 Security

Learn how to use two important Amazon S3 security-features: Block Public Access and S3 Object Lock

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) was AWS’ first Generally Available service when it launched on Pi Day in 2006, and in doing so created cloud storage. It quickly became one of the most important building blocks of AWS infrastructure. Today, S3 is used by millions of customers to store trillions of objects and many […]

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Build a data lake on Amazon S3: Recent customer case studies

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is the largest and most performant object storage service for structured and unstructured data and the storage service of choice to build a data lake. With Amazon S3, you can cost-effectively build and scale a data lake of any size in a secure environment where data is protected by 99.999999999% […]

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Migrating hundreds of TB of data to Amazon S3 with AWS DataSync

This blog is co-authored by Satish Kumar of Autodesk and Sona Rajamani of AWS. Enterprises are often faced with challenges in migrating vast amounts of data efficiently and effectively from their on-premises data storage environments to AWS. To aid and ease this migration, AWS offers offline data transfer services such as AWS Snowball, AWS Snowball […]

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Using Okta as an identity provider with AWS Transfer for SFTP

AWS Transfer for SFTP (AWS SFTP) is a fully managed service that enables you to move file transfer workloads to AWS when they use the Secure Shell File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Enterprises and startups across a range of industries can use AWS SFTP without needing to modify applications or manage any SFTP servers. Data uploaded […]

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Taking crash-consistent snapshots across multiple Amazon EBS volumes on an Amazon EC2 instance

Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) enables you to back up volumes at any time using EBS snapshots. Snapshots retain the data from all completed I/O operations, allowing you to restore the volume to its exact state at the moment before backup (referred to as crash-consistency). Many of our customers use snapshots in their backup […]

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Getting started: Training resources for storage on AWS

With a wide variety of storage and data transfer and migration services, understanding where to start when considering AWS for your data storage can be a time consuming task. Where do you start? What resources are available to help guide you through unfamiliar territory? Where can you go if you need additional help? Whether you’ve […]

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Excluding and including specific data in transfer tasks using AWS DataSync filters

AWS DataSync automates and accelerates copying data between your NFS servers, Amazon S3 buckets, and Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) file systems. With the recent launch of filtering, you can now specify the set of files, folders, or objects that should be transferred, those that should be excluded from the transfer, or a combination […]

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