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Persistent storage for Kubernetes 

Stateful applications rely on data being persisted and retrieved to run properly. When running stateful applications using Kubernetes, state needs to be persisted regardless of container, pod, or node crashes or terminations. This requires persistent storage, that is, storage that lives beyond the lifetime of the container, pod, or node. In this blog, we cover […]

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Run queries up to 9x faster using Trino with Amazon S3 Select on Amazon EMR

Customers building data lakes continue to innovate in the ways that they store and access their data. For these customers, performance is critical, particularly when they are accessing large amounts of data. For example, data scientists, data analysts, and data engineers running queries from open source frameworks like Trino want to accelerate access to their […]

Amazon EBS at re:Invent 2022: Protect data at rest, in transit, and in volume backups

Mission critical workloads need advanced data services for data protection. Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) not only provides high-performance block-level storage volumes for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances, but also offers comprehensive and consistent data protection capabilities designed to protect data on block storage. Customers have been using Amazon EBS for over a decade […]

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Automating disaster recovery of Amazon RDS and Amazon EC2 instances

Complex environments can sometimes feel like they require complex disaster recovery (DR) solutions, which usually consist of multiple DR offerings from different vendors that may not interact with each other. There are many ways to build a DR solution in the cloud. Luckily, with AWS, you can easily configure multiple DR services and orchestrate them […]

Restoring archived objects at scale from the Amazon S3 Glacier storage classes

Every organization around the world has archival data. There is a data archiving need not only for companies that have been around for a while, but also for digital native businesses. Workloads such as medical records, news media content, and manufacturing datasets, often store petabytes – or billions of objects indefinitely. The vast majority of […]

What’s in store with AWS Storage at re:Invent 2022

On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, I am excited to welcome you to our 11th annual event, whether you’ll attend in person or virtually. AWS re:Invent 2022 is here, featuring an exciting slate of sessions on AWS Storage use cases, best practices, and technical deep dives. On-site in Vegas? Attend the AWS Storage […]

File storage access patterns insights using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

When using Windows file services, enterprise customers often have the requirement to identify potential security breaches and unauthorized access attempts. Traditionally, customers rely on Windows file server file access auditing to capture and analyze audit records to gain these insights and strengthen their security posture. Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides fully managed shared […]

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Using available Amazon EFS security features while migrating files with AWS DataSync

When performing an online data migration, an important requirement is often security in transit. When evaluating migration options, you should consider if the tools available can provide encryption of data in flight, to help prevent unauthorized users from reading your data. Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) provides the ability to encrypt data in transit by […]

Amazon EBS at re:Invent 2022: Build data resiliency and highly available architectures

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) is a foundational service for almost anything customers do in AWS. It’s always a good idea to revisit your architecture to make sure it is scaling in a resilient way as you grow in AWS. With this in mind, we have several re:Invent sessions planned this year with a focus on […]

Two AWS Solutions Architects discuss advancing their cloud skill set with digital badges

If you are new to AWS and trying to figure out which Storage services to use, how to use them, and best practices, it can be challenging to find guidance that you can trust. The depth of features and options means that even experienced users can identify better solutions with continuous learning. But how do […]