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Back up your on-premises applications to the cloud using AWS Storage Gateway

Data continues to grow exponentially worldwide, and protecting and preserving data is critical for all organizations. Some of our customers are engaged in multi-year journeys to the cloud, and they continue to manage and maintain on-premises storage infrastructure in a hybrid cloud model. For data protection and to meet long-term retention requirements, many organizations spend […]

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Online Tech Talk June 19: AWS Snow Family innovations and best practices

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on June 19, where an AWS expert covers edge, storage, and compute solutions offered by the AWS Snow Family. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). Applications are moving to the cloud faster today than ever before. […]

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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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Achieving high throughput with a low-cost Windows file system

“Wow!” is a common response I hear from customers after testing or migrating their Windows file storage workloads to Amazon FSx for Windows File Server (Amazon FSx). When they say this, they are referring to low-cost Hard Disk Drive (HDD) file systems. Earlier this year we announced the availability of a low-cost storage option – […]

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Changing your Amazon S3 encryption from S3-Managed to AWS KMS

Customers who use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) often take advantage of S3-managed encryption keys (SSE-S3) for server-side object encryption (SSE). For many customers, the decision to use SSE-S3 meets their security requirements, as it protects their data at rest. However, for some other customers, SSE-S3 may have met their requirements initially, but their […]

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Replicating existing objects between S3 buckets

Customers commonly have business requirements or enterprise policies that call for additional copies of their existing Amazon S3 objects. While Amazon S3 Replication is widely used to replicate newly uploaded objects between S3 buckets, the simplest way of replicating large numbers of existing objects between S3 buckets is not obvious to many customers. In this […]

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How to replicate Amazon FSx for Windows File Server data across AWS Regions

Customers who have special compliance or disaster recovery requirements have asked for the ability to replicate data in Amazon FSx for Windows File Server (Amazon FSx) to another AWS Region. Although AWS Regions and Amazon FSx have multiple tiers of resiliency built-in, replication can protect customer data in the unlikely scenario of a catastrophic loss of […]

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AWS Storage Gateway adds support for FIPS 140-2 compliant endpoints

AWS Storage Gateway is a hybrid cloud storage service that gives you on-premises access to virtually unlimited cloud storage. When Storage Gateway is deployed, it must communicate back to the Storage Gateway-managed service hosted in that AWS Region for both management and data movement. This is the case whether Storage Gateway is deployed on-premises or […]

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Online Tech Talk May 29: Simplified file storage with Amazon FSx

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on May 29, where an AWS expert covers simplifying your file storage using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). Deploying and maintaining highly available file servers for your Windows workloads […]

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How to manage retention periods in bulk using Amazon S3 Batch Operations

Amazon S3 Batch Operations now supports S3 Object Lock. In this post, I share ways you can use these two Amazon S3 features together to address common data protection needs. S3 Batch Operations is a feature that lets you perform repetitive or bulk actions like copying or updating tag sets across millions of objects with […]

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