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Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Managing storage on Windows servers with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Users who choose to migrate workloads to the cloud prefer to do so without modifying application code and without being required to learn new methods for managing data. Ideally they are seeking a cloud service with like-for-like functionality, and management similar to their on-premises infrastructure. The goal is to accelerate migration and deployment in the […]

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Migrating Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage to Amazon S3 using AWS DataSync

Users face challenges in their digital transformation journey involving the migration of data across various platforms, on-premises file systems, and other cloud services. When using other cloud providers, scenarios arise where the seamless transfer of data becomes essential. Whether executing a one-time data transfer or integrating it into a scheduled workflow, minimizing business downtime is […]

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Understand Amazon S3 data transfer costs by classifying requests with Amazon Athena

Cost is top of mind for many enterprises, and building awareness of different cost contributors is the first step toward managing costs and improving efficiency. Costs for transferring data may segregate into common but low cost and less frequent but higher cost groups. Data about these two groups is mixed together, and separating them enables […]

Optimizing MMAP workloads on Amazon FSx for Lustre file systems

One of the primary benefits of using memory mapping (MMAP) in applications is saving memory on the client, sharing data amongst multiple threads and processes, and reducing file system impact to the application. Users are constantly looking for ways to improve application performance, and often this means diving deep into their workloads’ storage profiles to […]

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Streamline data management at scale by automating the creation of Amazon S3 Batch Operations jobs

Over time, Enterprises may need to undertake operations or make modifications to their data as part of general data management, to address changing business needs, or to comply with evolving data-management regulations and best practices. As datasets being generated, stored, and analyzed continue to grow exponentially, the need for simplified, scalable, and reproduceable data management […]

How BMW Group optimizes software builds using AWS VM Import/Export and Amazon EBS Snapshot Copy

The BMW Group (BMW) is a global manufacturer of premium automobiles and motorcycles, covering the brands BMW, BMW Motorrad, MINI, and Rolls-Royce. Since 2022, BMW has started using AWS to scale its capacity to handle vast increases in needed compute and storage capacity to build and test automated driving features, such as adaptive cruise control, […]

Amazon FSx for NetApp OnTAP

Enabling file system sharing on Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP across multiple AWS accounts

Enterprise users are looking for a scalable and resilient network-attached storage (NAS) solution with high throughput performance on AWS to support distributed systems running Windows and Linux workloads. Moreover, users like to have flexible deployment models so that storage over the network can be consolidated and managed by the infrastructure account for cost optimization and […]

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Implementing AWS DataSync with hundreds of millions of objects

Moving large volumes of data across your hybrid cloud environments can seem like a daunting task, especially when dealing with a litany of requirements that arise when working within the technical limits of network, storage, compute, and operating system layers, both on-premises and in the cloud. Users face additional challenges when balancing their Recovery Time […]

Automating application-consistent Amazon EBS Snapshots for SAP HANA databases

Customers host their SAP HANA environments on AWS to run their business-critical processes, such as financial planning, data analytics, and supply chain management. Reliably backing up data in SAP HANA is paramount for users to restore the database in the event of disruptions and urgent business needs. To reliably back up SAP HANA, SAP documentation […]

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Improve application resiliency and performance with Multi-AZ Amazon FSx for OpenZFS

Business-critical applications frequently require high availability to meet Service Level Agreements (SLAs). In addition, users are challenged by compliance requirements and disaster recovery plans to assure workload availability. In many cases, workloads needing high availability also need highly performant, low-latency file storage. Customers who are considering the migration of business-critical application to AWS want to […]