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Monitoring Amazon EBS volume disruptions using Amazon EventBridge

A top priority for customers is to make sure that their applications are highly resilient and durable to meet their business goals. To make sure that applications are working and performing as expected, you can use monitoring tools such as Amazon CloudWatch metrics and events to track the health of your applications. Monitoring and alarming […]

Simplify archiving Amazon EBS Snapshots and monitor progress using a live Amazon CloudWatch dashboard

Data protection is top of mind for our customers, and having a data backup strategy is critical to ensure compliance, disaster recovery readiness, and business continuity. As customers experience exponential business growth, their data storage needs grow as well, and data retention can become very costly. In order to meet compliance requirements for data retention […]

Monitoring the health of Amazon FSx file systems using Amazon EventBridge and AWS Lambda

Storage administrators who are using managed services need a way to monitor the health of their resources, in order to detect any changes in resource health or accessibility that might require their attention or intervention. For administrators managing large fleets of resources, this monitoring needs to be efficient and scalable so that any alerts are […]

Protect your resources from unintended deletions through Rule Lock for Recycle Bin

Security and data protection are top-of-mind for AWS customers, especially when dealing with business-critical cloud resources. Customers want to protect their production data from accidental data loss as well as from emerging threats like ransomware, malicious insiders or account takeover attacks. On November 23rd, 2022, we added stronger controls to Recycle Bin through the Rule […]

S3 Intelligent-Tiering

Manage Amazon S3 storage costs granularly and at scale using S3 Intelligent-Tiering

Cost-effective data storage is critical when building and scaling data lakes that manage and hold growing datasets. By choosing the right storage architecture, customers are empowered to quickly experiment and migrate to AWS. Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering is a storage class that allows customers to optimize storage costs automatically when data access patterns change without performance […]

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AWS Backup anomaly detection for Amazon EBS volumes

Protecting your data from cyberattacks and ransomware is a critical responsibility, and taking the necessary steps to detect anomalous activity at every level within your organization can help you keep your data as safe as possible. Data storage is an important area where you can and should deploy anomaly detection. To protect your storage, in […]

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How to implement a centralized immutable backup solution with AWS Backup

Many organizations around the world, such as government agencies, financial institutions, and nonprofits, are required to maintain and securely store their data long term to comply with regulatory and business requirements. One way to fulfill such requirements is via a centralized immutable backup solution that creates and stores secure and immutable backups of their data […]

AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery monitoring of AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Monitoring and troubleshooting disaster recovery (DR) solutions is a critical component of any DR strategy. The ability to receive alerts and status updates is imperative when it comes to limiting downtime and maintaining operations. Often, monitoring a DR solution is a post-deployment afterthought. Administrators must be logged in to the tool to see if it’s […]

Amazon S3

Point-in-time restore for Amazon S3 buckets

Enterprises store increasing quantities of object data for use cases like data lakes, document management systems, and media libraries. Performing point-in-time restores for large datasets can be challenging, as existing approaches with full-restore from backup are time consuming and expensive. Alternatively, restoring individual objects to previous versions is prone to errors and delays the restore […]

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How to retain resource tags in AWS Backup restore jobs

UPDATE (2/3/2022): Source code extended to support AWS Backup for Amazon S3. UPDATE (6/24/2022): Source code updated to read tags from recovery points inline with changes to AWS Backup boto3 APIs. AWS customers use tags to track ownership of resources, drive cost allocation processes, control access to resources via IAM policies, implement compliance programs, and support operational […]