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Monitoring Amazon EBS volume failures using Amazon EventBridge

A top priority for customers is to make sure that their applications are highly resilient and durable to meet their business goals. To make sure that applications are working and performing as expected, you can use monitoring tools such as Amazon CloudWatch metrics and events to track the health of your applications. Monitoring and alarming […]

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Synchronize Amazon EC2 instance tags and instance type with AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery source servers

When performing disaster recovery, you recover your original systems and IT infrastructure to their original state at an alternate, available site. When you recover your servers, the recovered servers should match the original compute infrastructure to reduce the risk of underprovisioning or overprovisioning your recovery environment. This improves the likelihood that your recovery servers have […]

Use cases for Amazon EFS Replication

Organizations in regulated industries are frequently required to maintain a copy of their business-critical file data in another location to meet corporate compliance or disaster recovery (DR) mandates. Furthermore, in highly distributed environments, applications need a reliable method to move or copy their file data to a different location for low latency access or to […]

Amazon EBS at re:Invent 2022: Protect data at rest, in transit, and in volume backups

Mission critical workloads need advanced data services for data protection. Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) not only provides high-performance block-level storage volumes for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances, but also offers comprehensive and consistent data protection capabilities designed to protect data on block storage. Customers have been using Amazon EBS for over a decade […]

Amazon EBS at re:Invent 2022: Balancing costs and getting the most out of your block storage

When I talk with customers, one of the most popular questions that I get asked is “What are the easiest ways I can get more out of what I’m provisioning on AWS?” In my role, I’m focused on Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), the storage powering Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and many managed services. […]

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Customize file delivery notifications using AWS Transfer Family managed workflows

Enterprises and organizations that transfer files, both internally and with external parties, can benefit from having file-processing protocols that facilitate efficient and transparent file-transfer management. When transferring files, especially at scale, it is important to have visibility into the status of file transfer, and for you to able to process files as you receive them. […]

Optimizing Amazon FSx for Windows File Server performance with new metrics

Storage administrators—whether they are managing user and departmental shares, high-availability databases like SQL Server, or business applications—need to understand how their workloads are performing. Understanding optimal throughput capacity, storage capacity, and storage type for your file systems helps ensure high performance and enables you to right-size your file storage to optimize cost. In addition to […]

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Managing AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery launch templates at scale

It’s important to have a disaster recovery (DR) plan in place that helps operations continue in the event of a natural, physical, or technology-based disaster. To increase the chances of success in the case of an outage event, recovery should be repeatable, scalable, and tested often. Without the proper tools in place, setting up such […]

Simplify and accelerate your data migration using AWS DataSync Discovery

Migrating your on-premises data to the cloud can be intimidating at first, particularly when you are working with large and complex storage systems. Estimating costs, understanding which data sets should be migrated for your applications, and knowing which cloud storage services to select, can require time and effort to determine on your own. On September […]

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Auditing user and administrative actions in Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP using Splunk

Update (10/26/2022): This blog was updated to recommend that you validate that your file system can contact the log forwarding IP addresses. Log and audit event monitoring is a vital part of any organization’s security practices. For file systems, this involves logging end-user activities (such as file access attempts) as well as administrative actions that […]