As, post Covid-19, more companies evaluate a ‘cloud first’ strategy and open up Object Storage access to end users, in addition to other strategic use cases, there are five things that Companies should check when assessing their access vendor of choice:by
Interest in letting employees to work from home has never been higher and will remain high even after the Covid-19 virus has run its course. For Companies large and small the key challenge is how to make Company data available remotely in a way that is easy for employees to use without compromising on information security. The Enterprise File Fabric™ offers an unmatched set of features to support secure remote working. In this post we’ll see how to set up the File Fabric in less than an hour to provide secure remote access to on-premises data, be that SMB, NAS / SAN or Microsoft DFS shares. The best part is that data is not copied or removed anywhere, it remains in the same secure place and the File Fabric provides web scale secure access to it .by
The Enterprise File Fabric indexes Amazon S3 metadata to provide a number of enhanced file services over S3 object storage including reading/browsing and searching. The File Fabric has its own indexing engine to provide these services.
Applications may update/upload/delete objects through the File Fabric or in a bi-modal fashion directly through S3 APIs. When objects are updated directly using S3 APIs the File Fabric metadata must also be updated. There are a number of ways that the metadata can be updated:by
More and more unstructured data stored on S3 object systems is not always just a backup or archive and there is increasingly a requirement to provide real-time access to unstructured data to end users.
Continue reading “How to Optimize S3 and S3 Compatible Object Storage Solutions for End User Access with Hundreds of Millions of Files”
For those folks who use and know Amazon S3 they will be aware and know about multi-part uploads. Multipart upload enables the uploading of a (normally large) single object as a set of parts.Continue reading “Uploading to remote AWS S3 regions from EC2 is throttled to 598 MBps (~5Gbps)”by
This post outlines how to deploy the Storage Made Easy private Enterprise File Share and Sync Solution on Amazon EC2.
To begin with you will require:
– SME Appliance OVF
– Amazon EC2 API Tools: http://aws.amazon.com/developertools/351
Download the Amazon EC2 API Tools and set them up following the instructions at:
Download and un-compress the SME OVF appliance from the link SME provides. Continue reading “Deploying the Storage Made Easy Private Cloud Appliance on Amazon EC2”by