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Online Tech Talk October 23rd: Reduce File Storage TCO with Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Don’t miss our AWS online Storage Tech Talk on October 23rd where we cover: ‘Reduce File Storage TCO with Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server‘ Managing legacy NAS storage arrays on-premises brings complexity and high CapEx. Amazon EFS is a cloud-native, scalable, elastic NFS file system for Linux workloads for use with […]

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From one storage enthusiast to another: storage sessions to attend at re:Invent

As an AWS Hero and having attended re:Invent multiple years, I’ve picked up some tips on how to get the most out of this conference. I hope this will help you get more out of your time at re:Invent and grow your cloud storage knowledge, whether you are a first time attendee or an alumnus. My […]

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Automate mounting Amazon EFS File Systems from the EC2 Launch Instance Wizard

Customers have provided us with great feedback on previous posts covering best practices and integrations for using Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) with other AWS services, and they have been asking for more. Today, I’ll show you how you can simplify and automate the mounting of Amazon EFS file systems to EC2 instances directly from […]

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Save even more on scalable, cloud-native file storage with Amazon EFS

Last month, we shared some detail on how tens of thousands of customers are using the Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) Infrequent Access storage class (EFS IA) to easily and cost-effectively store their files natively in a fully managed, highly available and durable, elastic cloud file system. We announced on the AWS News blog that […]

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AWS Loft

Free AWS Loft Events: Attend “AWS Storage Days” in San Francisco or NYC

As we gear up for AWS re:Invent 2019 December 2 – 6, we want to ensure you are up to speed on the full portfolio of AWS storage services. In San Francisco September 10 – 11 and in NYC September 24- 25, we will be conducting ‘AWS Storage Days’ at the AWS Loft locations. These […]

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Online Tech Talk August 21st: ‘Migrating Data to AWS: Understanding Your Options’

Don’t miss our AWS online Storage Tech Talk on August 21st where we cover: ‘Migrating Data to AWS: Understanding Your Options‘ AWS offers a variety of data migration and transfer services to help you move everything from gigabytes to petabytes of data by using network links, express mail, or even a tractor trailer. In this […]

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Scalable, cloud-native file storage at pennies per GB-month with Amazon EFS

Tens of thousands of customers including T-Mobile, MicroStrategy, HERE, and LoanLogics are storing up to petabytes of data in Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), to power use cases such as lift-and-shift of enterprise applications, large scale analytics, and persistent file storage for containers, at a blended price point of just $0.096/GB-month. In doing so, […]

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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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Migrating storage with AWS DataSync

AWS launched AWS DataSync at re:Invent 2018 to simplify and accelerate moving data between on-premises and AWS over the network. Customers are using DataSync for a number of use cases, such as migration, recurring transfers for data processing in AWS, disaster recovery, and one-off transfers of large datasets. After the launch, I heard about how […]

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How to test drive Amazon Elastic File System

Many customers are excited about Amazon EFS because it makes creating and running a highly scalable, highly available, and highly durable shared file system in the cloud incredibly easy. Within seconds, you can create an NFSv4 compliant file system and mount it to multiple (up to thousands of) Amazon EC2 instances or on-premises servers. Amazon […]

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