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Tag: Amazon CloudWatch

Visualizing usage of Provisioned IOPS volumes on Amazon EBS for analysis

Organizations are always looking to right-size cloud infrastructure and optimize to cost. Historically, one of the areas where it has been difficult to right-size at scale are Provisioned IOPS volumes on Amazon EBS, as optimization usually required third-party tools. The recently announced AWS Compute Optimizer assists in solving that problem, as it helps customers optimize compute resources […]

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Amazon EFS introduces 3X read-throughput increase at no additional charge

Companies are increasingly using Amazon EFS with containers and serverless compute to modernize their applications. Many of these applications are read-heavy, meaning they read data more often than they write. To improve the overall performance of read-heavy applications, we recently launched a 3x increase to the read throughput of all Amazon EFS file systems, available […]

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FORMULA 1 transfers race car data into AWS using AWS DataSync

At FORMULA 1, time is always of the essence, whether that be on-track at our Event Technical Centre or back at our Media & Technology Centre in Kent, UK. As the Cloud Team Lead at FORMULA 1, I am responsible for defining, designing, and implementing workloads across the cloud estate, including security, platform, project, networking, […]

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Post-process your transferred data with file-level logging in AWS DataSync

AWS DataSync is an online data transfer service that simplifies, automates, and accelerates moving data between on-premises storage systems and AWS Storage services, as well as between AWS Storage services. Customers use DataSync for a number of use cases, including migrating active datasets to AWS, archiving data to free up on-premises storage capacity, replicating data […]

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How Zoolz migrated PBs of data to Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive

Zoolz, residing on the trusted and reliable AWS global infrastructure, designs, develops, and markets cloud storage management and disaster recovery (DR) solutions. The company’s suite includes easy-to-use and secure data backup and DR solutions for home users, small and medium businesses, large enterprises, and service providers. Using Zoolz, customers can back up almost any kind […]

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Monitor your AWS DataSync migrations using Amazon CloudWatch

Customers who have a large on-premises footprint of storing special types of data, like images for medical bills, audio files for customer interactions, and scanned objects, often run out of on-premises storage capacity. This is exacerbated by perpetual increases in business demand to store and maintain these images and files. It quickly becomes operationally challenging […]

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AWS Storage Gateway provides simplified monitoring for File Gateway

Proactively monitoring your AWS Storage Gateway can keep you notified about performance issues and resource constraints if your workloads change over time. Monitoring can be used to indicate if you have network constraints, if the allocated cache storage is not sufficient, or if your root disk is not optimally handling increased workloads. In this post, […]

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AWS Storage Gateway adds File Gateway audit logs

As customers expand their use of cloud services, they must often align their security and compliance processes with existing enterprise requirements. In a hybrid cloud storage environment that includes both on-premises storage and cloud storage, it can be challenging for customers to monitor user activity related to their data. This is particularly the case as […]

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Monitoring your AWS SFTP environment

Organizations across the board use the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), also known as the Secure Shell (SSH) File Transfer Protocol, to share files for their business needs. SFTP is a well-established protocol that allows for easy and secure movement of data between existing systems that may otherwise have trouble finding a common interface mechanism. […]

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Amazon CloudWatch Percentiles on Amazon S3 brings more precision to tracking application response time metrics

If you care about application response time, you’ll be interested in hearing about new Amazon CloudWatch support for percentiles on Amazon S3. Those responsible for the development and operation of applications understand there is a correlation between data response time and your customers’ experience with application responsiveness. For this reason, many organizations have established response […]

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