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How to move data from Azure Files SMB shares to AWS using AWS DataSync

It’s not uncommon for organizations to have data located in multiple data centers, storage locations, or even cloud providers. Even if data resides in one cloud, workloads that operate in different locations may require that data is copied for reasons including performing low-latency data analysis, maintaining disaster recovery versions, archiving cold data to free up […]

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Migrating Google Cloud Storage to Amazon S3 using AWS DataSync

Organizations sometimes need to migrate large volumes of object data from one cloud provider to another. Reasons for this type of migration may include data consolidation, workload migration, disaster recovery, or the end of a discount program. Migrations typically require end-to-end encryption, the ability to detect changes, object validation, network throttling, monitoring, and cost optimization. […]

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How ClearScale overcame data migration hurdles using AWS DataSync

Many organizations today are either amongst a cloud migration projects or have it as a top priority, but as IT professionals know migrating to the cloud is not an easy task. It takes time, a detailed plan, and expert orchestration between departments. Even with the most comprehensive, in-depth migration planning, issues can arise that result […]

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How to move and store your genomics sequencing data with AWS DataSync

Genomics data is expanding at a rate exceeding Moore’s law according to the National Human Genome Research Institute. As more sequencing data is produced and researchers move from genotyping to whole genome sequencing, the amount of data produced is outpacing on-premises capacity. Organizations need cloud solutions that help manage data movement, storage, and analysis. The […]

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Recovering network file shares with AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery and AWS DataSync

Data is one of the most valuable assets that a business owns. Protecting that data from disasters, such as system or infrastructure failures, is an important part of business continuity planning. Companies have diverse IT infrastructures in which data can be presented from multiple sources. This includes on-premises network-attached storage devices via different file-sharing protocols, […]

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Using AWS DataSync to move data from Hadoop to Amazon S3

You want to leverage cloud scalability, increase cost efficiency by paying only for utilized storage, decouple big data storage from processing, and increase capabilities for data analytics and machine learning using AWS. But how do you move your Hadoop cluster? To accelerate this transition, AWS DataSync recently launched support for moving data between Hadoop Distributed […]

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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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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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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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Synchronizing your data to Amazon S3 using AWS DataSync

There are many factors to consider when migrating data from on premises to the cloud, including speed, efficiency, network bandwidth and cost. A common challenge many organizations face is choosing the right utility to copy large amounts of data from on premises to an Amazon S3 bucket. I often see cases in which customers start with a free […]

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