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How Cohesity uses Amazon EBS direct APIs to accelerate application backup and recovery times

When backing up applications, AWS Backup and Restore Partners seek methods that minimize complexity and reduce costs for their customers. Most backup applications protect Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes using EBS snapshots as a part of Amazon EC2 protection feature. For backups with long term retention, backup applications offer additional streaming backup capabilities that […]

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Caching data using Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Accessing network attached storage (NAS) over long distances can introduce latency that can potentially impact business processes, slow down engineering jobs, and increase costs. Often only a small percent of the dataset needs to be accessed at any given time, allowing caching data locally to solve these challenges without replicating the full dataset. This is […]

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A gene-editing prediction engine with iterative learning cycles built on AWS

NRGene develops cutting-edge genomic analytics products that are reshaping agriculture worldwide. Among our customers are some of the biggest and most sophisticated companies in seed-development, food and beverages, paper, rubber, cannabis, and more. In the middle of 2020, NRGene joined a consortium of companies and academic institutions to build the best-in-class gene-editing prediction platform to […]

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Restoring on-premises applications to AWS from Amazon EBS Snapshots created by EBS direct APIs

Incremental, point-in-time copies of data can be a secure and cost effective tool anchoring disaster recovery, data migration, and compliance solutions. Amazon EBS Snapshots are how EBS customers leverage point-in-time copies of their data stored on AWS, and you can use Snapshots on premises too. In December 2019, AWS introduced Amazon EBS direct APIs, providing […]

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Simplify data migrations using an AWS DataSync agent on Linux KVM Hypervisor

Migrating data to the cloud often requires customers to dedicate time, budget, and employee resources that can take away from other initiatives. Reconfiguring your existing infrastructure or investing in virtualization platforms is time intensive and expensive. For customers that predominantly run Linux operation systems on-premises can take advantage of deploying an on-premises AWS DataSync agent […]

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Running WordPress on Amazon EKS with Amazon EFS Intelligent-tiering

A large percentage of websites today rely on Content Management Systems (CMS) which provide content creators, who may have little to no experience in web development, with the ability to easily publish their content to a website for distribution to their end users. By far, the most popular CMS platform today is WordPress. More developers […]

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How to securely share application log files with third parties

What do we do when our applications fail, and we must provide instance-level log data to external entities for troubleshooting purposes? It’s best to limit direct human interaction with our production resources, so we often see temporary access provided for a fixed period. For highly regulated industries, the approval process for production access can be […]

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Modernizing NASCAR’s multi-PB media archive at speed with AWS Storage

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motor sports in the United States, and owns 15 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. About 15 years ago NASCAR began to collect all the video, audio, and image assets from over the last 70+ […]

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Considering four different replication options for data in Amazon S3

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. As your business grows and accumulates more data over time, you may need to replicate data from one system to another, perhaps because of company security […]

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Best practices for archiving large datasets with AWS

As companies grow, they often find themselves managing an ever-increasing amount of data. Customers often need to retain backups for business continuity or disaster recovery, as well as records for compliance and audits. In addition, some customers may need to retain backups to create a centralized repository of information that is heterogeneous in nature, with […]

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