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Visualizing usage of Provisioned IOPS volumes on Amazon EBS for analysis

Organizations are always looking to right-size cloud infrastructure and optimize to cost. Historically, one of the areas where it has been difficult to right-size at scale are Provisioned IOPS volumes on Amazon EBS, as optimization usually required third-party tools. The recently announced AWS Compute Optimizer assists in solving that problem, as it helps customers optimize compute resources […]

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Optimizing storage management with Amazon FSx for Lustre storage quotas

Data-intensive use cases across industries are getting larger each year. Use cases that require multi-user file systems, such as user shares for data science or computational engineering, can benefit from cloud solutions to help manage file storage consumption. In this blog post, I walk you through the Amazon FSx for Lustre storage quota feature, discussing […]

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Architecting for high availability on Amazon S3

Amazon S3 has now surpassed 15 years of operation and has scaled to more than 100 trillion objects. AWS has scaled S3’s hardware infrastructure while continuously deploying software for new features and updates, all while maintaining the high availability that customers require. High availability is an important pillar of S3 – customers should be able […]

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Amazon CloudWatch Events and metrics for AWS Backup

Customers who use AWS Backup frequently ask, “How do I know if my backup job has failed?” or “How can I be proactively notified of a change to my backup vault settings?” With the recent integration of CloudWatch Events for AWS Backup, we can now deliver a real-time stream of events that describe changes to […]

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Online Tech Talk March 18: Reduce cost and gain business value by moving to AWS Storage

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on March 18, where an AWS expert covers why many customers are moving their data to AWS and the benefits many of them are seeing using AWS Storage services. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Enterprises […]

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Point-in-time recovery and continuous backup for Amazon RDS with AWS Backup

Today, AWS Backup is announcing support for continuous backup and point-in-time recovery (PITR) of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). This feature enables customers to recover Amazon RDS backup data from a specified time within their retention period. With this feature, database and backup administrators are able to reduce their recovery point objective (RPO) to […]

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Online Tech Talk March 17: Migrate your on-premises data lake to a modern data lake on Amazon S3

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on March 17, where an AWS expert covers how you can use Amazon S3 to to build a modern data lake. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). Companies count on their data and analytics platforms as […]

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How to perform non-disruptive CloudEndure Disaster Recovery tests on AWS

By performing frequent disaster recovery (DR) tests and drills, your organization can prepare for unexpected IT outages caused by ransomware, human error, and other disruptions. Some organizations avoid DR testing because their testing procedures are time-consuming or costly, or because they cannot test without disrupting business. This can mean that they are unprepared to implement […]

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Join us for AWS Pi Week to celebrate 15 years of Amazon S3 and AWS

UPDATE MARCH 14, 2021: HAPPY 15th BIRTHDAY AMAZON S3! To kick off the AWS Pi Week celebration, please revel in some “Pi” with Jon Myer as he previews the week ahead: The AWS Storage Blog launched on March 25, 2019, but the AWS Storage story started far before then on March 14, 2006, the day […]

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Reminder: Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront service certificates migrating to Amazon Trust Services starting March 23, 2021

Update (June 2022): On June 16th, 2021 12:00 PM PDT, Amazon CloudFront finished the migration of CloudFront’s default certificate from DigiCert to the Amazon Trust Services (ATS) Certificate Authority (CA). At this time, all CloudFront edge locations are serving CloudFront’s default certificate from the new ATS CA. On June 2nd, 2022 12:00 PM PDT, Amazon […]

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