Preview – AWS Backup Adds Support for Amazon S3

Starting today, you can preview AWS Backup for Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). AWS Backup is a fully managed, policy-based service that lets you to centralize and automate the backup and restore of your applications spanning across 12 AWS services: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes, Amazon Read more about Preview – AWS Backup Adds Support for Amazon S3[…]

Amazon S3 Glacier is the Best Place to Archive Your Data – Introducing the S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval Storage Class

Today we are announcing the Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval storage class. This new archive storage class delivers the lowest cost storage for long-lived data that is rarely accessed and requires millisecond retrieval. We are also excited to announce that S3 Intelligent-Tiering now automatically optimizes storage costs for rarely accessed data that needs immediate retrieval Read more about Amazon S3 Glacier is the Best Place to Archive Your Data – Introducing the S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval Storage Class[…]

New – Simplify Access Management for Data Stored in Amazon S3

Today, we are introducing a couple new features that simplify access management for data stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). First, we are introducing a new Amazon S3 Object Ownership setting that lets you disable access control lists (ACLs) to simplify access management for data stored in Amazon S3. Second, the Amazon S3 Read more about New – Simplify Access Management for Data Stored in Amazon S3[…]

New – Amazon EBS Snapshots Archive

I am pleased to announce the availability of Amazon EBS Snapshots Archive, a new storage tier for the long-term retention of Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) snapshots of your EBS volumes. In a nutshell, EBS is an easy-to-use high-performance block storage service for your Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. An EBS volume mounted Read more about New – Amazon EBS Snapshots Archive[…]

Scalable, Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

Should disaster strike, business continuity can require more than just periodic data backups. A full recovery that meets the business’s recovery time objectives (RTOs) must also include the infrastructure, operating systems, applications, and configurations used to process their data. The growing threats of ransomware highlight the need to be able to perform a full point-in-time Read more about Scalable, Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery in the Cloud[…]

Welcome to AWS Storage Day 2021

Welcome to the third annual AWS Storage Day 2021! During Storage Day 2020 and the first-ever Storage Day 2019 we made many impactful announcements for our customers and this year will be no different. The one-day, free AWS Storage Day 2021 virtual event will be hosted on the AWS channel on Twitch. You’ll hear from Read more about Welcome to AWS Storage Day 2021[…]

New – Amazon EFS Intelligent-Tiering Optimizes Costs for Workloads with Changing Access Patterns

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) offers four storage classes: two Standard storage classes, Amazon EFS Standard and Amazon EFS Standard-Infrequent Access (EFS Standard-IA), and two One Zone storage classes, Amazon EFS One Zone, and Amazon EFS One Zone-Infrequent Access (EFS One Zone-IA). Standard storage classes store data within and across multiple availability zones (AZ). Read more about New – Amazon EFS Intelligent-Tiering Optimizes Costs for Workloads with Changing Access Patterns[…]

Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering – Improved Cost Optimizations for Short-Lived and Small Objects

In 2018, we first launched Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering (S3 Intelligent-Tiering). For customers managing data across business units, teams, and products, unpredictable access patterns are often the norm. With the S3 Intelligent-Tiering storage class, S3 automatically optimizes costs by moving data between access tiers as access patterns change. Today, we’re pleased to announce two updates to Read more about Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering – Improved Cost Optimizations for Short-Lived and Small Objects[…]

File Access Auditing Is Now Available for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides fully managed file storage that is accessible over the industry-standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. It is built on Windows Server and offers a rich set of enterprise storage capabilities with the scalability, reliability, and low cost that you have come to expect from AWS. In addition to Read more about File Access Auditing Is Now Available for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server[…]

Introducing Amazon S3 Object Lambda – Use Your Code to Process Data as It Is Being Retrieved from S3

When you store data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), you can easily share it for use by multiple applications. However, each application has its own requirements and may need a different view of the data. For example, a dataset created by an e-commerce application may include personally identifiable information (PII) that is not needed Read more about Introducing Amazon S3 Object Lambda – Use Your Code to Process Data as It Is Being Retrieved from S3[…]