AWS Storage Blog

Monitoring AWS Storage Gateway health and performance using Amazon CloudWatch

When managing a hybrid-cloud infrastructure, monitoring system health is essential for maintaining business continuity. Setting up comprehensive monitoring provides visibility into performance and availability of infrastructure components. By establishing alert thresholds and promptly responding to alarms, administrators can identify degraded performance or outages early. Quickly diagnosing and fixing the issues maximizes uptime. AWS Storage Gateway, […]

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Streamline and automate compliance monitoring and reporting with AWS Backup Audit Manager

Organizations meet business and regulatory requirements by having visibility and control over backup environments. You want a streamlined solution to continuously monitor, detect, and track policy drifts across your backup deployments at scale. This need is driven by the growing complexity of AWS environments, the proliferation of data across diverse AWS services and regions, and […]

How WarpStream enables cost-effective low-latency streaming with Amazon S3 Express One Zone

WarpStream, an AWS Partner, is a drop-in replacement for Apache Kafka. WarpStream’s cloud-native architecture makes it as easy to deploy and manage as a stateless web server like NGINX. WarpStream clusters can scale up to handle multiple GiB-per-second workloads as quickly as compute resources are assigned and then scale back down to zero after the […]

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Siemens builds Datalake2Go on AWS to analyze disparate data globally

Siemens is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smart buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation and advanced healthcare, the company creates technology with purpose, adding real value for its customers. Siemens technology is everywhere, supporting the critical infrastructure and vital industries […]

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Transferring data in Amazon S3 between AWS GovCloud (US) Regions and commercial AWS Regions using AWS DataSync

AWS users who need to comply with the most stringent US government security and compliance requirements operate their workloads in AWS GovCloud (US), which is architected as a separate partition providing network and identity isolation. A common use case for AWS GovCloud (US) users is to operate in both AWS GovCloud (US) Regions and commercial AWS Regions, such as […]

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Application-consistent backup for Windows application on Amazon EC2 with AWS Backup

Many users rely on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volumes to run their business critical Microsoft Windows-based workloads on AWS. These critical applications often span across multiple EBS volumes attached to EC2 instances. To make sure of the integrity and recovery of such vital workloads, users […]

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How Toyota Connected North America reduced storage costs by optimizing its growing data on Amazon S3

Toyota Connected North America, founded in 2016, focuses on developing and delivering advanced technology and data services for Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota Connected’s mission is to make mobility a more accessible, exciting, and human-centric experience for everyone. To this end, Toyota Connected uses data connectivity to serve more than 8 million retail customers, hundreds […]

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Transfer customer managed SSE-KMS encrypted objects across AWS accounts and Regions using AWS DataSync

Some organizations have requirements to manage their own data encryption keys, both in general and during data transfer processes. In addition, when considering data transfer solutions (not just for encrypted data), organizations must think about factors such as preventing unauthorized access during transfer and storage, transfer efficiency, data integrity, and monitoring mechanisms to make sure […]

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Optimizing storage costs and query performance by compacting small objects

Applications produce log files that should be reliably stored for ad-hoc reporting, compliance, or auditing purposes. Over time, these collections of relatively small log files grow in volume and cost-effective storage and data management becomes crucial. Accessing the data in these files and querying them can also be useful for getting insight from the data. […]

A Pilot Light disaster recovery strategy for WordPress

In today’s digital ecosystem, maintaining an uninterrupted online presence and resilience is essential for businesses. WordPress platforms, whether e-commerce sites or news portals, must not only meet but exceed stringent Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) to maintain user trust, ensure continuity, and protect revenue. These SLAs, defining Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO), […]