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Tag: Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)

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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AWS Storage Virtual Workshop Series

UPDATE: This virtual workshop series was completed on October 15th, 2020. To view it on demand, visit the AWS Storage Virtual Workshop Learning Path for this series. On-premises storage can be costly and complex, with expensive hardware refresh cycles and data migrations due to system upgrades. It is also difficult to gain insights because your […]

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Comparing your on-premises storage patterns with AWS Storage services

Many companies want to move to the cloud, and for most of those companies, moving to the cloud starts with an assessment of existing storage infrastructure. It is useful to know how to map existing storage with AWS Storage options to assess the existing storage infrastructure effectively. Companies that take the time to identify where […]

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Deploying Jenkins on Amazon EKS with Amazon EFS

UPDATE (5/17/2021):  It looks like the Jenkins Helm repos have moved and the configurable parameters have been updated as well! You will need to modify the commands listed in the blog accordingly. Check out the new Jenkins helm repos and configurable parameters at the following links: https://github.com/jenkinsci/helm-charts/blob/main/charts/jenkins/README.md https://github.com/jenkinsci/helm-charts/blob/main/charts/jenkins/VALUES_SUMMARY.md Also, make sure you’re upgrading your EKS […]

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Making it even simpler to get started with Amazon EFS

Today, we launched a significant update to the Amazon EFS management console. In this post, I talk about some of the new capabilities in the console, what you can do with them, and how they make it even easier for you to create and manage your EFS resources. Console overview Our main focus with this […]

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Optimizing WordPress performance with Amazon EFS

Many organizations use content management systems (CMS) like WordPress using a single node installation, but could benefit from a multi-node installation, as it is a best practice that provides benefits in terms of performance and availability. The reliability pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework recommends the following design principle: “Scale horizontally to increase aggregate system […]

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Recover Amazon EFS files and folders with AWS Backup

A large majority of data is unstructured files, and a large percentage of applications are designed around file storage. Most of these applications have an architectural requirement to use a shared file system. A self-managed shared file system solution requires a lot of heavy lifting. This includes getting and provisioning compute and storage resources, networking, […]

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Move to managed file storage in minutes with AWS DataSync

You’re probably familiar with the high-level benefits of the cloud: focus on your core business as opposed to maintaining IT infrastructure, increased agility and innovation, and growth to both your top and bottom line. AWS’ fully managed file services portfolio helps you realize those benefits, even in terms of storage. Let’s start with that point […]

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Digital transformation at Discover using AWS Storage solutions

One of the biggest challenges any organization can face is how to tackle the notion of digital transformation. Even defining what that means for them and their employees can be a daunting task. For many organizations, that transformation includes a journey to the cloud and starting to examine other new (or new-ish) technologies. One lesson […]

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