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Tag: Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)

Lower your Amazon EFS costs by 47% with One Zone storage classes

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) is a simple, serverless, set-and-forget, elastic file system that provides high levels of durability and availability for your mission critical and business critical applications. For workloads that don’t need the highest levels of durability and availability, customers typically do not require the Multi-AZ (Availability Zone) durability and availability of […]

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Storage options and designs for VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS is a jointly engineered solution by VMware and AWS that brings VMware’s Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) technologies to the global AWS infrastructure. If you have workloads with varying storage requirements, it’s important to understand the storage options available and how they could work best for different scenarios. The service offers VMware […]

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CME Group accelerates cloud migration with AWS Storage Gateway

At CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, we offer futures and options across every investible asset class, from corn to Bitcoin. This breadth means our global, electronic markets are powered by data – and lots of it. Making sure that our customers have access to the market data that they need […]

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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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Customer innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic

To call 2020 a challenging year would be a considerable understatement. The prolonged period of the pandemic has made a significant impact on our daily lives, creating a “new normal.” What used to be normal, connecting face-to-face to conduct business and socialize with friends and family, has turned even more digital. This was inevitable and […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Modernize your applications with Amazon EFS

Development teams are modernizing their applications by adopting containers, serverless, and microservices-based architectures. As containers are transient in nature, long-running applications can benefit from keeping state in durable file storage. At the same time, serverless computing enables you to be more agile while spending less time dealing with the security, scalability, and availability of your […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Modernize your on-premises backup strategy with AWS

While re:Invent 2020-2021 is a departure in format from previous years, the purpose is still the same: to educate and inspire you to build, simplify, and modernize with AWS. This year I was happy to present in a re:Invent session on modernizing your on-premises backup strategy with AWS. In my session, I discussed how organizations […]

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8 can’t-miss re:Invent 2020-2021 sessions with Amazon EFS

Put on your fuzzy slippers, and claim your executive seat at re:Invent 2020-2021 – your couch. That’s right; our cloud extravaganza is entirely virtual this year, with weeks of free learning, sharing, networking, and fun. If you haven’t registered yet, now is the time. Already registered? Build your agenda. AWS Storage has big plans for […]

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Persistent storage for container logging using Fluent Bit and Amazon EFS

Logging is a powerful debugging mechanism for developers and operations teams when they must troubleshoot issues. Containerized applications write logs to standard output, which is redirected to local ephemeral storage, by default. These logs are lost when the container is terminated and are not available to troubleshoot issues unless they are stored on persistent storage […]

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Easy-to-use Amazon EFS integrations with AWS Compute services

Every day AWS customers launch Amazon EC2 instances using the Launch Instance Wizard (LIW). When launching instances to host applications like content management systems, data science notebooks, database backups, media workflows, and code repositories, you create and attach shared file systems like Amazon EFS to your instances. In the past, creating and attaching new Amazon […]

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