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Tag: Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Protect your file and backup archives using AWS DataSync and Amazon S3 Glacier

As the amount of data being generated on-premises continues to grow, so does the demand for more storage to house file and backup archives. If you follow common backup methodologies and have multiple backups in different locations, then you likely have a lot of cold data sitting on-premises in disk storage or in physical tape […]

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Online Tech Talk March 24: Move to managed Windows file storage

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on March 24, where we cover migrating to managed Windows file storage. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Companies running legacy workloads on Network Attached Storage (NAS) hardware are often burdened with complex management, difficulty in scaling, […]

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Simplify your Microsoft SQL Server high availability deployments using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Customers have been running their Windows workloads on AWS for over a decade. Running business-critical applications often requires Microsoft SQL Server databases to be highly available. The high availability requirement demands that there are no single points of failure in the SQL Server deployment architecture. With a high availability setup, you have a cluster of […]

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Access file shares on Amazon FSx for Windows File Server from a Linux environment

An increasing number of customers are looking to move their on-premises Network Attached Storage (NAS) to the cloud in order to benefit from cloud-based storage. Many of the same customers have mixed environments and use workstations with a combination of Windows and Linux operating systems. A common approach for employees using the Windows operating system […]

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Windows home directories made easy with Amazon FSx

Managing file servers and Network Attached Storage (NAS) file systems, serving file shares and home directories, can result in significant administrative overhead and complexity. The file systems require patching and maintenance on a scheduled basis. When file systems are hosted on physical infrastructure, it can become even more time consuming and costly when scaling out […]

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Using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server with an on-premises Active Directory

Customers looking to move their on-premises file storage to the cloud or join to self-managed directories seek to do so with minimal disruption to their applications and workloads. For some, this means extending their existing Active Directory environment for an easy lift-and-shift without modifying their existing applications and file-level security settings. Amazon FSx for Windows […]

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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

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 a market leader. So storing data, protecting data, and preserving data is paramount for every business. This year at re:Invent, we’ll have more than 150 breakout sessions, workshops, chalk talks, and builders […]

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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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Your AWS Storage guide to re:Invent 2019: How to maximize your time in Vegas!

On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, we are excited to tell you all about our plans for re:Invent. This year’s conference is going to be our biggest yet, with 60,000+ attendees and more than 2,500 technical sessions, across six venues on the Las Vegas Strip. First off, if you have not registered, don’t wait and […]

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