AWS Storage
Virtual Workshop

Storage | 6 Workshops | About 7.5 hours

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Table of Contents

    • 1. Best Practices for Securing your AWS Transfer Family Servers (SFTP/FTPS/FTP)

      With support for SFTP, FTPS, and FTP, learn how AWS Transfer Family helps you seamlessly migrate your file transfer workflows to AWS by integrating with existing authentication systems. Use this GitHub workshop link to help follow along with the workshop
      You'll learn:
      1. How to properly secure your AWS Transfer Family user accounts using logical directories to prevent unauthorized access to specific files or folders
      2. How to host your AWS Transfer Family server endpoints inside of a VPC and use IP whitelisting to ensure only partner organizations you trust are able to attempt to access your endpoint
      3. How to create a static external IP relationship for your AWS Transfer Family endpoints so that partner organizations can allow SFTP outbound to only trusted endpoints
    • 2. Migrating from On-Premises File Servers to AWS Hybrid Cloud Storage

      Learn how AWS hybrid cloud storage architectures connect your on-premises applications and systems to cloud storage to help you reduce costs, minimize management burden, and innovate with your data. Use this GitHub workshop link to help follow along with the workshop.
      You'll learn:
      1. How to determine which AWS services are required to support a hybrid cloud storage environment
      2. How to deploy, configure, and use AWS DataSync for file migration
      3. How to deploy AWS Storage Gateway to cut over on-premises file access to the cloud
    • 3. Automating EBS Snapshots for Data migration and Disaster Recovery

      Learn about best practices for automating EBS snapshots.
      You'll learn:
      1. How to create EBS snapshots of your on-premises block storage data using Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) direct APIs
      2. How with the help of Data Life Cycle Manager (DLM), you can manage, copy, and delete EBS snapshots in a simple, automated way based on EBS resource tags
      3. How to use Fast Snapshot Restore (FSR) feature to quickly recover your data into EBS volumes
    • 4. Scale and Simplify Windows File Storage with Amazon FSx

      Learn about fully managed Windows storage with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server.
      You'll learn:
      1. How to connect and map Windows and Linux file shares to Amazon FSx
      2. How to launch advanced capabilities to help simplify your file storage
      3. How to reduce file storage costs with data dedupe
    • 5. Amazon S3 Security - Stay Secure on S3

      Learn about Amazon S3 Security and Cost Optimization.
      You'll learn:
      1. How to secure your Amazon S3 buckets and verify that your S3 data is private
      2. How to manage your storage with S3 Lifecycle policies and S3 inventory
      3. How to use S3 Storage Class Analysis and S3 storage classes to optimize your storage costs
    • 6. AWS Backup - Overview and Cross-Account Management

      Learn how to centrally manage and automate your backups across AWS services with AWS Backup.
      You'll learn:
      1. How to use the various services AWS Backup supports and how it works to protect resources
      2. How to use the AWS Backup console and create a backup plan
      3. How to use the cross-account management feature to manage and monitor backups across AWS accounts using AWS Organizations


On-premises storage can be costly and complex, with expensive hardware refresh cycles and data migrations due to system upgrades. It is also difficult to gain insights because your data is trapped in silos from multiple storage systems. With AWS Storage solutions, you can reduce the time to make those resources available to your organization from weeks to just minutes. In this virtual workshop series, you will hear from AWS experts on services and key features across the AWS Storage portfolio. In the first episodes, you will learn how to migrate the most commonly used data transfer protocols with the AWS Transfer Family and best practices on migrating to AWS hybrid cloud storage. In the episodes that follow, you will learn about block, file, and object solutions to increase agility, security, and scalability in your organization. Lastly, you will learn how to protect your data across AWS services with AWS Backup.

Learning Objectives

  • Objective One

    Learn about common use cases to address your hybrid cloud storage and online data transfer needs

  • Objective Two

    Discover block, file, and object solutions to increase agility, security, and scalability in your organization

  • Objective Three

    Gain best practices on protecting your data across AWS services

Who Should Watch?

    Anyone involved in building storage solutions, provisioning storage to hosts, managing, and protecting data.