September 10, 2021 / Nirav Shah
AWS Data Sync
AWS Storage Gateway
|Online data transfer service
|Hybrid cloud storage service
|Can be data transfer between
|Data only transfer between
On-premises to AWS
|Agent : VM (software agents only)
|Agent : VM
Or can purchase hardware appliance from Amazon
AWS Storage Gateway hardware appliance:
|Transfer Destination : S3, EFS,Fsx
|Transfer Destination: S3,Glacier,Glacier Deep Archive
|3 types :
1.File gateway ( file storage in s3)
2.Volume gateway ( block storage as EBS snapshot)
– Cached volumes gateway (Low-latency access to your most recently used data.)
– Stored volumes gateway
(On-premises data with scheduled offsite backups.)
3.Tape gateway ( S3 and can be archived to Amazon S3 Glacier or Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive)
|Protocol : NFS, SMB, or using the Amazon S3 API.
|Protocol : iSCSI, SMB, and NFS.
|Network performance less compare to storage gateway ,Less secure , High latency
|Network performance ,More secure , Low latency and Durable
|Encryption : AWS KMS
|Compression, encryption, and bandwidth management are built in
Just FYI : FORMULA 1 uses AWS DataSync and AWS Storage Gateway for backup and archiving
As a Director of Eternal Web Private Ltd an AWS consulting partner company, Nirav is responsible for its operations. AWS, cloud-computing and digital transformation are some of his favorite topics to talk about. His key focus is to help enterprises adopt technology, to solve their business problem with the right cloud solutions.
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