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Curated resources to help you learn how to build backup and recovery solutions on AWS

Use these comprehensive step-by-step guides to build a production-ready backup and recovery solution.


Select a simple tutorial or a guided lab to explore AWS.

Simple “Hello, World!” tutorials to help you get hands-on within your AWS account.

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to Amazon S3 using the AWS CLI

Provides hands-on practice with AWS in a sandbox environment hosted by qwikLABS, an AWS Training partner. Note: Some labs are free, while others are not.

Provides hands-on practice with AWS in a sandbox environment hosted by qwikLABS, an AWS Training partner. Note: Some labs are free, while others are not.


Use the chart below to map out which AWS products can be used to build out your backup and recovery solution.

AWS Service
What it provides Documentation Links
Amazon S3 Object storage, to make data accessible from any Internet location 
Amazon EFS File storage, to make data available to one or more EC2 instances via a file system interface and file system access semantics 
Amazon EBS Block storage, to make data available as a virtual volume attached to a single Amazon EC2 compute instance 
Amazon Glacier Highly affordable long-term storage that can replace tape for archive and regulatory compliance 
Amazon Storage Gateway A software appliance that links your on-premises storage environment to Amazon cloud storage 

Browse through our collection of videos, whitepapers, or SDKs to deepen your knowledge and experience with AWS.

Review the videos and webinars to learn more about building websites on AWS.

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Getting Started with the Hybrid Cloud
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6 Strategies for Cloud Data Migration
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Amazon S3 Deep Dive and Best Practices
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Review the whitepapers on this topic for best practices and common use cases.

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Backup and Recovery Approaches Using AWS
Covers production workloads and architectures that can be implemented using AWS to augment or replace a backup and recovery solution. Download PDF
Enterprise Backup and Recovery On-Premises to AWS Provides best practices for designing and building hybrid backup architectures that leverage AWS and compute services. Download PDF

Simplify using AWS services for your website or web application with an API tailored to your programming language or platform.