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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

UPDATE (8/25/2021): The walkthrough in this blog post for setting up a replication rule in the Amazon S3 console has changed to reflect the updated Amazon S3 console. UPDATE (2/10/2022): Amazon S3 Batch Replication launched on 2/8/2022, allowing you to replicate existing S3 objects and synchronize your S3 buckets. See the S3 User Guide for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deploying a LAMP-based multi-tier web application on AWS Snowball Edge

Imagine you are building an application at a remote location where you must process and make decisions based on locally generated data, say from surveillance cameras or from detection systems. If there is high network latency, you cannot run these applications in the cloud and process data in real time. Other times, you may be […]

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Managing delete marker replication in Amazon S3

UPDATE: You can now replicate delete markers in V2 configuration and no longer need V1 configuration. Please refer to the announcement from November, 2020. UPDATE (2/10/2022): Amazon S3 Batch Replication launched on 2/8/2022, allowing you to replicate existing S3 objects and synchronize your S3 buckets. See the S3 User Guide for additional details. Customers use […]

AWS Identity and Access Management on AWS Snowball Edge

Many of our customers use AWS Snowball Edge devices for secure data transfer and edge computing applications. Recently, AWS announced support for AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) on Snowball Edge. Before the introduction of IAM on Snowball Edge, IT administrators shared a single access key/secret key combination with all the users who wanted to […]