Migrating File Data to the Cloud Using AWS DataSync, Part 1
With a greater interest in cloud-based file servers, Brien Posey describes the integral process of migrating existing files to the cloud to get started.
For many years, the idea of hosting file servers in the cloud was generally considered impractical and costly. More recently, however, there has been renewed interest in cloud-based file servers. Of course, if an organization chooses to host its file servers in the cloud, it needs to figure out how to migrate existing files. Fortunately, Amazon has a service called DataSync that can help with the migration process.
Before I show you how to use it AWS DataSyncThere are two important things that you need to know. To use the AWS DataSync service, you must first set up a virtual machine (VM). This VM runs an agent that enables communication …