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This is a second part of our article on how to host content of your website on Amazon S3.  In this post we will discuss the advantages of storing media content of your website using Amazon CloudFront service and how CloudBerry Explorer can help. Overview If you want to learn how to get your Amazon S3 account you can read our previous post here .  I also highly recommend reading the first part of this article that explains why you may want to host your media content on Amazon S3 and how to do that with CloudBerry Explorer. In this article we will go beyond that and explain how you can configure Amazon CloudFront distributions for S3 buckets and setup CNAMEs for CloudFront distributions. If you don’t have Amazon S3 account just yet it takes just a couple of minutes to create one. We have a special blog post about it that you can find here . You can download CloudBerr... (more)

How to generate reports on Amazon S3 log files with SiSense

In one of our previous posts we discussed how to enable Amazon S3 logging with CloudBerry Explorer. You can also check out how to enable S3 logging here. In this blog we will discuss how to actually view the log files.  Amazon S3 log files come in their proprietary formats, what’s more under certain circumstances one log record can show up in two log files at the same time, which makes the reconciliation process rather difficult. Besides, there are not very many tools around there that could help you to view the log files in the meaningful way.  Now comes SiSense Prism, which i... (more)

CloudBerry Backup Leverages Amazon S3

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Backup beta 3 and later. CloudBerry S3 Backup is a powerful Windows backup and restore that automate backup and restore processes to Amazon S3 cloud storage. With beta 3 release we added some more exciting features that will make the product even better. Among new features are Backup exclusively locked files using Volume Shadow Copy Technology. You can now for example backup Outlook PST files and you don’t have to shut down Outlook for backup process to run. Command Line interface. This feature will help to integrate backup with your other ro... (more)

Managing CloudFront Private Content with CloudBerry S3 Explorer

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer 1.7 and later. CloudBerry S3 Explorer is by far the most popular Amazon S3 and CloudFront manager on Windows platform. At the same time Amazon rapidly enhance their services to meet growing customer expectations. To maintain our leadership position we are trying to say on top of Amazon developments and support all recent enhancements in CloudBerry Explorer. Today CloudFront team introduced a new exciting capability that will help to protect your content on the distributions. You might want to use CloudFront to deliver a digital ass... (more)

CloudBerry Backup for Windows Home Server Supports Drive Extender

CloudBerry Demo at Cloud Expo Cloud Computing Expo - With the release of CloudBerry Backup for Windows Home Server 1.3.3 we introduce a support for Drive Extender. What is Drive Extender? According to Wikipedia Windows Home Server Drive Extender is a file-based replication system that provides three key capabilities: * Multi-disk redundancy so that if any given disk fails, data is not lost * Arbitrary storage expansion by supporting any type of hard disk drive * A single folder namespace (no drive letters) If you translate it to less technical terms it means that you can add disks ... (more)