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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 […]

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Use AWS Backup and CI/CD tools to automate centralized backup across AWS services 

Automating and scaling your data protection and backup strategy helps you reduce manual overhead from time-consuming configuration, minimizes the risk for errors, provides visibility on drift detection, and enhances backup policy compliance across distributed AWS workloads or accounts. Incorporating backup in your disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity plan (BCP), along with the automation of […]

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Protecting your high-performance file systems with Amazon FSx for Lustre

As companies shift high-performance workloads toward cloud solutions, data storage and data protection go side-by-side. Many companies have both internal and external security rules and regulations they must adhere to when storing their data. Amazon FSx for Lustre offers fully managed, scalable file systems for fast-processing workloads, providing secure, shared access to your users. In […]

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Building a disaster recovery site on AWS for workloads on Google Cloud (Part 2)

One of the design principles to build reliable workloads is to test your recovery procedures. While this is a challenging task in traditional environments (i.e., on-premises), it’s much easier on the cloud because you can predict how your application fails and simulate a failure. You can then validate how your people, technology, and processes work […]

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Building a disaster recovery site on AWS for workloads on Google Cloud (Part 1)

Having a disaster recovery (DR) strategy is an essential part of business continuity and is an important part of designing your workload for resilience. Resilience means that your application, and its supporting infrastructure, always performs its intended functions correctly and consistently over time. In some cases, customers who host their primary workloads on the cloud […]

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Securely installing AWS Replication Agent using AWS Security Token Service

UPDATE (7/7/2022): We’ve revised this blog post to align with the latest AWS security best practices. We’ve removed the step of adding an AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) user, and replaced it with using an EC2 instance profile when the source server is an EC2 instance (the AWS Replication Agent also retrieves credentials automatically from […]

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Disaster recovery monitoring of AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery

Monitoring and troubleshooting disaster recovery (DR) solutions is a critical component of any DR strategy. The ability to receive alerts and status updates is imperative when it comes to limiting downtime and maintaining operations. Often, monitoring a DR solution is a post-deployment afterthought. Administrators must be logged in to the tool to see if it’s […]

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Copying objects greater than 5 GB with Amazon S3 Batch Operations

Update (3/4/2022): Added support for Glacier Instant Retrieval storage class. Update (4/19/2022): Included the copy destination prefix parameter in the Amazon CloudFormation template. Update (10/26/2022):Added performance guidance and best practices, and included template optimized for copying objects restored from archive to a different storage class. A large number of customers store their data in Amazon […]

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Enhance data access control with AWS Transfer Family and Amazon S3 Access Points

Sharing data is at the core of collaboration efforts sparking innovation. Many industries rely on secure data access solutions that scale with their business. From pharmaceutical companies exchanging research data with partners in Amazon S3, to financial customers migrating and modernizing transaction data with traditional file transfer protocols, there is a persistent ask for fine-grained […]

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Recovering AWS GovCloud (US) workloads using CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

AWS GovCloud (US) hosts sensitive data and regulated workloads. It also addresses the most stringent U.S government security and compliance requirements. For customers using AWS GovCloud (US), the ability to recover workloads is a top priority in order to keep business running as usual and adhere to relevant compliance requirements. Getting quickly back up and […]