AWS Storage Blog

Introducing the Storage Migration Acceleration Program

At AWS, we understand migrating your data is not trivial, especially migrating out of tenured, familiar data storage solutions. It can involve serious and tedious work in designing, planning, and executing your data migration project plan, plus having a contingency plan in place in case of any hiccups. There are both technical and business risks […]

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How Liberty Mutual uses AWS Transfer Family to manage financial data

Liberty Mutual is the sixth largest property and casualty insurer in the world based on 2019 gross written premium. We rank 77th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the US based on 2019 revenue, and as of December 31, 2019 we had $43.2 billion in annual consolidated revenue. As a part of […]

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Automatically import Amazon S3 object updates into Amazon FSx for Lustre

Many enterprises and other AWS customers often store their datasets and build their data lakes on Amazon S3. Since Amazon FSx for Lustre is deeply integrated with S3, customers can create a new FSx for Lustre file system linked to their S3 bucket in minutes. FSx for Lustre file systems transparently present S3 objects as […]

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Deploying Jenkins on Amazon EKS with Amazon EFS

Many applications that companies try to containerize require persistent or shared storage, such as DevOps tools, content management systems (CMS), and data science notebooks. With the introduction of the Amazon EFS Container Storage Interface (CSI) driver, now Generally Available, developers can use Amazon EFS to provide elastic, durable, and persistent shared storage to containerized applications […]

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Online Tech Talk July 27: Explore high-performance shared file storage for compute clusters

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on July 27, where an AWS expert covers reducing the cost of running compute-intensive workloads through high-performance storage using Amazon FSx for Lustre. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Fast parallel file systems can help your […]

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Auditing Amazon S3 encryption methods for object uploads in real time

Encryption of data at rest is increasingly necessary for maintaining compliance and providing another layer of protection for data against unauthorized access. Amazon S3 offers multiple methods for server-side encryption (SSE) of new objects in your bucket. As not all encryption options are equal, customers often ask how to track and control the method of […]

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Using Okta with multi-factor authentication for AWS Transfer for SFTP

Enterprises often use SFTP to provide third parties like vendors, partners, or offsite laboratories access to their data lakes for things like uploads, downloads, or distributing data exports to clients. AWS Transfer Family provides a fully managed SFTP (now expanded to offer FTPS and FTP) service for Amazon S3. The service frees you from managing […]

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Making it even simpler to get started with Amazon EFS

Today, we launched a significant update to the Amazon EFS management console. In this post, I talk about some of the new capabilities in the console, what you can do with them, and how they make it even easier for you to create and manage your EFS resources. Console overview Our main focus with this […]

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One way to migrate data from Azure Blob Storage to Amazon S3

Many businesses face situations where they must migrate their digital content, like images, text files, or data (from a database), from one place to another. More specifically, they may face mandates requiring a hybrid architecture or mixed-cloud solution. Certain cloud customers have faced the problem of not knowing how to move data from Azure Blob […]

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Automating cache refresh process for File Gateway on AWS Storage Gateway

For AWS Storage Gateway customers, keeping file shares up to date with changes in Amazon S3 buckets is important to ensure that users are not accessing stale data on their file shares. Previously, customers would either initiate a cache refresh for their file shares manually using an API or by managing a process that does […]

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