STG204 Using the AWS Storage Gateway - AWS re:Invent 2012
Primary file • High capital costs storage Tape • Under-utilized hardware infrastructure & management • Restrictive user quotas Disk-based backup storage • Reduced agilityReplicated storage for disaster recovery
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• Two core configuration options: • Gateway-Stored volumes: Store primary data on-premises and backups in Amazon S3 • Gateway-Cached volumes: Store primary data in Amazon S3 directly (for even more cost savings)• Point-in-time differential snapshots for backup or versioning• Bandwidth throttling on upload and download• Support for Windows and Linux iSCSI initiators
scaling of on-premises file storage infrastructure• Maintain low-latency access to frequently accessed data Your data center Amazon Web Services iSCSI AWS Storage SSL Gateway VM Windows or AWS Storage On-premises host Linux file Gateway Service Amazon S3 servers DAS, SAN, or NAS storage
Your data center Amazon Web Services iSCSI AWS Storage SSL Gateway VMProduction Backup On-premises host AWS Storage systems application Amazon S3 Gateway Service servers DAS, SAN, or NAS storage
Your data center Amazon Web Services iSCSI AWS Storage SSL Gateway VMApplication AWS Storage On-premises host servers Gateway Service Amazon S3 DAS, SAN, or NAS storage Amazon EC2
Amazon EC2 instance Snapshot restore EBS volumeInstance quicklyprovisioned from Amazon S3 AMI bucket Pre-bundled with OS and applications AMI Availability Zone AWS region
• Provision a host• Download the software at http://console.aws.amazon.com/storagegateway• Allocate on-prem storage for active data• Activate your gateway and select an AWS region• Create and mount iSCSI volumes Start storing data!
the approximate data you plan to write on a daily basis.• It is recommended that you allocate at least 150 GBs.
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