AWS Storage Blog

Using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server with Azure ADDS domain

Customers are using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server for a variety of use cases that need shared file storage that is accessible over the industry-standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, and that is integrated with Microsoft Active Directory. You can use Amazon FSx with any Microsoft Active Directory that is hosting your user identities, […]

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Optimize price and performance with Amazon FSx for Lustre

Earlier this year, I blogged about the performance characteristics of Amazon FSx for Lustre persistent file systems. As with everything AWS, we never rest on our laurels and we continue to push the envelope and drive innovation. Recently, we launched a new lower-cost Hard Disk Drive (HDD) storage type for Amazon FSx for Lustre Persistent […]

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Amazon S3

Zalando handles millions of objects with Amazon S3 event notifications

As mentioned the last time we made a guest appearance on this blog, Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, with over 34 million active customers. The first Zalando blog post, authored by a colleague of mine and data engineer Max Schultze, discussed our data lake on Amazon S3. I am Ire […]

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How one AWS Hero uses AWS Storage Gateway for in-cloud backup

Over the course of my 25-year career in IT, including my time as an AWS Community Hero, I’ve developed a passion for data storage and protection. For the last 19 years, I’ve worked for Direct Supply, a provider of products, services, and solutions for the long-term care and acute care industries. In a previous blog, […]

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Amazon S3

Autodesk adopts Amazon S3 to save 75% on storage and modernize backup and recovery

Autodesk is a leader in design and software for the architecture, engineering, construction, media and entertainment, and manufacturing industries. If you’ve ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are that you’ve experienced the work of millions of Autodesk customers. Autodesk has been an AWS […]

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Online Tech Talk October 1: Data protection at scale with AWS Backup

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on October 1, where an AWS expert covers protecting your data at scale with AWS Backup. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). In this tech talk, we cover AWS Backup, a fully managed service for centralizing […]

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Podcast and live Q&A with AWS Global VP of Storage Mai-Lan Tomsen Bukovec

Hello, Storage Blog readers! As a Partner Solutions Architect at AWS, I work with APN Partners within the cloud management tools space to help them use AWS to govern or optimize their AWS infrastructure. To support my efforts at work, I recently started a YouTube channel and blog dedicated to AWS offerings, services, and solutions. […]

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Amazon S3

Migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon S3 (Part 1)

UPDATE: The second post in this two-part series was published on October 29th, 2020. This is the first of a two-post series intended for customers migrating and managing large datasets on Amazon S3. This post addresses moving your data to S3 and choosing the optimal storage class for your data. The second follow-on post (coming […]

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Interacting with the CloudEndure API using Postman

When managing a disaster recovery (DR) project or migration at scale, it can often be time intensive to set up and maintain the necessary infrastructure and settings. Leaning on APIs for automation and scalability can reduce the time cost necessary to manage these efforts. Amazon’s CloudEndure service offers two products that work seamlessly with APIs: […]

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Amazon S3

Update to Amazon S3 Path Deprecation Plan

On May 08, 2019, Jeff Barr announced in a blog post that Amazon S3 will deprecate path-style URLs for new buckets created after September 30, 2020. Over the last year, we’ve heard feedback from many customers who have asked us to extend the deprecation date. Based on this feedback we have decided to delay the […]

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