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AWS Storage Options: Amazon S3, Glacier, EBS, EFS

The portfolio of AWS storage products offers a multitude of options for each and every usage scenario. Navigating through them may prove troublesome for inexperienced users, as each storage class is crammed with many specificities that have to be considered. In this article we set out to clarify the use-cases of the following AWS storage classes: Amazon EBS, EFS, S3, and Glacier.
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AWS CloudWatch: What Is It?

You probably already use built-in report to monitor instance usage peaks. In the same time, it’s not unusual for developers to be unaware of AWS CloudWatch and its’ ability to collect metrics over major AWS tools, including Amazon EC2 performance and loads, send notifications via Amazon SNS, initiate auto scaling or other actions in response to different events on schedule-basis and store instance logs.
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Amazon Cloud Drive vs Amazon S3: Where the Crucial Backup Data Goes?

Services behind Amazon Web Services are almost countless. We have already explained the difference between Amazon Glacier, Standard I/A and RRS classes of Amazon S3 cloud storage. Today we’re going to compare Amazon S3 with Amazon Cloud Drive — standalone storage service designed by AWS.

While considered a standalone service by many users, Amazon Cloud Drive uses one and the same infrastructure as Amazon S3 as a backend. But even this fact doesn’t mean it has the same possibilities. Users pay more, but get less functional. Let’s examine both storage services from the point of backup.

Updated on 1/06/2017

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Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration in CloudBerry Backup

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Backup 4.8.2 and later.

Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration is a new built-in feature of Amazon S3. When enabled, it speeds up the data exchange with this bucket up to 6 times. So this feature was added to CloudBerry solutions at once after it was released by Amazon. Here we are going to explain how to enable it in CloudBerry Backup. 

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AWS Security Best Practices: Checklist

AWS Security Best Practices Checklist

Amazon Web Services ensure data security of in compliance with the so-called Shared Responsibility model. It is based on the following assumption: AWS does such operations like decommissioning of old storage devices in accordance to the latest industry standards and controls physical access to data centers, and the user takes care of securing his root credentials, assigns security groups, edits access control list policies and performs identity management. Therefore, the user takes full responsibility for any security breach on his/her side.

Use this checklist to find out if your account is in compliance with AWS security best practices to protect crucial data and ensure stable work for your resources.
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CloudBerry Drive 2.2.2 Now Supports Amazon VPC

Introduction

As you may know, one of the leaders on the cloud market, Amazon company, offers Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). It is an isolated AWS segment which represents a virtual network managed by your team. Now it is fully supported by Cloudberry Drive.

Here you will find a brief feature explanation and guidelines how to connect your Amazon VPC to Cloudberry Drive.

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CloudBerry Backup for Synology Now Supports Microsoft Azure and OpenStack

This post applies to CloudBerry Backup for Synology 1.5 and later.

We'd like to inform that CloudBerry Backup for Synology 1.5 now supports Microsoft Azure Blob and OpenStack storage along with Amazon S3. To get started with CloudBerry Backup for Synology, check out our blog.

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CloudBerry Backup for QNAP Now Supports Microsoft Azure and OpenStack

This post applies to CloudBerry Backup for QNAP 1.5 and later.

We'd like to inform that CloudBerry Backup for QNAP 1.5 now supports Microsoft Azure Blob and OpenStack storage along with Amazon S3. To get started with CloudBerry Backup for QNAP, check out our blog.

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CloudBerry Explorer Supports AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region

This post applies to CloudBerry S3 Explorer 4.5 and later.
Following the AWS announcement on AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region support, CloudBerry Lab team is working on adding new region support into the products. The newer version of CloudBerry Explorer 4.5 already supports the new region. CloudBerry Backup and all the rest are coming soon.

Getting Started with CloudBerry Backup for Synology

CloudBerry Backup for Synology helps you automate data backup to various cloud storage providers such as Amazon S3 or Windows Azure directly from Synology. By integrating with the Synology management interface it provides seamless experience for Synology users.

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