What do you do if your antiquated system requires backing up to a physical tape? AWS now has the solution with Tape Gateway, which is seen by these systems as a physical tape, yet cleverly backs up to a server.
- Okay, let's think about this for a second. … Here we are about 20% of the way … into the new century of the new millennium. … And yet people still want to use tapes for backup. … Now, the last time I used a real tape myself … was in the late 90s early part of the 2000s. … Haven't really used tapes for backups in a long time … because of the other backup methods that we have available. … But here's the thing, … a lot of systems only have the option to backup to tape. … That is they're designed to do backups … and they're looking for something called … a tape drive to do the backup to. … So in order for them to work, … we need to provide a tape backup system to them. … Well, here's the cool thing. … AWS actually gives you something … that allows you to accomplish that. … It's called the Tape Gateway … and the Tape Gateway integrates with S3 … that we've been talking about as well as other applications … that might need to use it. … For example, if you have EC2 instance … that is running a server of some sort …
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- S3 terminology and features
- Creating S3 buckets
- Setting up a Glacier vault
- Creating EBS volumes
- Creating an EFS file system
- Going hands on with FSx file storage
- Monitoring storage security and performance