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Tag: Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)

Scheduling automated backups using Amazon EFS and AWS Backup

Using a shared file system is an important component for many computing infrastructures. For Linux systems, this is typically done using a network file system (NFS) and mounting it from the Linux hosts. Users can store data in their home directories and can share data with other users across the file system. Amazon Elastic File […]

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Use cases for 7-day Amazon EFS Infrequent Access

Recently, Amazon EFS announced general availability of a new policy for Lifecycle Management, which moves files into the EFS Infrequent Access storage class (EFS IA) after 7 days of not being accessed. If you’ve been following along on the Storage blog, you may already know that tens of thousands of customers are storing petabytes of […]

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AWS Storage Day 2019

9:00 a.m. PST Welcome to AWS Storage Day! Welcome to the AWS Storage Day live blog! We’ve got a lot of news coming over the next few hours, and we’ll keep you updated here. Keep checking back from time to time for the latest. Start off by listening to Dave Vellante from theCUBE introducing all […]

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Explore AWS file storage solutions at re:Invent 2019

UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated. Please visit the AWS Events channel on YouTube for a complete on-demand playlist of AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2019. In today’s business environment, data is the foundation for innovation and transformation. Using data the right way can literally propel a business to becoming […]

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Achieve highly available and durable database backup workflows with Amazon EFS

Deciding what storage to use as part of your database backup and restore workflows requires considering multiple factors: from format compliance, to scalability, to availability and durability of data, to costs. Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) provides a simple, scalable, fully managed elastic NFS file system for use with AWS Cloud services and on-premises resources. […]

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Your backup and archive guide to re:Invent

UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated. Please visit the AWS Events channel on YouTube for a complete on-demand playlist of AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2019. In one of our recent blog posts, we shared an all-in storage guide for re:Invent so you can maximize your time at the conference. […]

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Maintain your compliance requirements by using AWS PrivateLink with Amazon EFS

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) serves tens of thousands of companies across the world, in every industry and vertical. Many of our customers have very specific network and network management policies, based on compliance or regulatory requirements. Today, I will show you how you can meet or enhance your compliance posture by using AWS […]

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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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A storage enthusiast’s guide to re:Invent storage sessions

UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated. Please visit the AWS Events channel on YouTube for a complete on-demand playlist of AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2019. 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 […]

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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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