Release: AWS Storage Gateway on 2012-10-29

Release Notes>Release: AWS Storage Gateway on 2012 10 29
This release of AWS Storage Gateway enters General Availability (GA). In addition, the service now supports gateway-cached volumes.


Release Date: October 29, 2012 11:25 PM GMT
Latest Version: 2012-06-30
Created On: October 30, 2012 1:28 AM GMT
Last Updated: October 30, 2012 1:29 AM GMT

New Features

Feature Description
Support for gateway-cached storage volumes The AWS Storage Gateway now supports gateway-cached storage volumes, a new volume type that allows your on-premises file and backup servers to seamlessly utilize Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) for scalable and cost-effective storage. Gateway-cached volumes encrypt and durably store you primary data in Amazon S3, with a cache of recently accessed data stored locally for low-latency access. For step-by-step instructions on setting up and using gateway-cached volumes, go to Getting Started in the AWS Storage Gateway User Guide.

For applications requiring low-latency access to their entire data set, you can continue using the existing gateway-stored volume functionality, where your primary data is stored locally and backed up to Amazon S3. For more information, go to How AWS Storage Gateway Works in the AWS Storage Gateway User Guide.

AWS Storage Gateway enters General Availability (GA) Prior to this release, AWS Storage Gateway was in beta. Now the service enters General Availability (GA).  
Introduction of API Version 2012-06-30 In this release, AWS Storage Gateway also introduces a new API version that, in addition to supporting the current operations, provides new operations to support gateway-cached volumes.
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