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From on premises to AWS: Hybrid-cloud architecture for network file shares

Enterprises often operate on-premises file servers or Network Attached Storage (NAS) to provide a centralized solution for storing and accessing user and enterprise data, such as workflow backups. Most organizations acknowledge that having a centralized solution has its practical advantages, but it also comes with inherent challenges of setting up and maintaining storage infrastructure at […]

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Add storage to your high-performance file system with a single click

Many organizations have on-premises, high-performance workloads burdened with complex management and scalability challenges. Scaling data-intensive workloads on-premises typically involves purchasing more hardware, which can slow time to production and require high upfront investment. The agility to scale compute and storage resources to meet business needs is one of the reasons why our customers choose to […]

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See what’s in store for Amazon S3 at AWS re:Invent 2020-2021

UPDATE 9/7/2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. This time last year, the AWS Storage services and product marketing teams were entrenched in Las Vegas feverishly putting the final touches on content for re:Invent 2019 launches, sessions, workshops, and building makeshift workstations in a hotel ballroom for the biggest […]

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Best practices for accelerating data migrations using AWS Snowball Edge

Customers frequently perform bulk migrations of their application data when moving to the cloud. There are different online and offline methods for moving your data to the cloud. When proceeding with a data migration, data owners must consider the amount of data, transfer time, frequency, bandwidth, network costs, and security concerns. No matter how data […]

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Building a central asset register with Amazon S3 Inventory

Many AWS customers store millions of objects in their Amazon S3 buckets, due to the scalability, durability, and performance that S3 provides. Customers compelled to build an information asset register for compliance reasons or wanting to identify thousands of objects to prepare a batch operation can rely on Amazon S3 Inventory. S3 Inventory is one of […]

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Persistent storage for container logging using Fluent Bit and Amazon EFS

UPDATE 9/7/2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. 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 […]

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Building an IoT solution at the edge with AWS Snowcone

UPDATE: The second blog post in this two-post series was published on January 5, 2020. Internet of Things (IoT) applications, like other applications, require edge solutions to operate in austere conditions with limited network connectivity or limited infrastructure. IoT applications at the edge can span numerous uses, like automation, optimization, and intelligent manufacturing to name […]

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How Discover Financial secures file transfers with AWS Transfer Family

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a digital banking and payment services company with one of the most recognizable brands in US financial services. Since its inception in 1986, Discover has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. We are proud members of the platform team at Discover, where we are […]

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Automating shadow copies configuration on Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

We often hear from customers that they love the self-service, fine-grained file restore capability of the shadow copies feature on Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Filer Server (Amazon FSx). Our customers also relay to us the convenience of being able to schedule shadow copies on file systems using PowerShell commands. However, enabling Windows shadow […]

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OpenGamma improves security and reduces overhead using AWS Transfer Family

OpenGamma provides hosted analytics services to derivative-trading firms in the financial services industry. These firms often face the challenge of adapting to new regulatory standards. Since 2008, new regulation has aimed to improve global financial stability by increasing the requirements on firms to post margin in order to protect against default and systemic failure. As […]

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