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Learning AWS Day by Day — Day 76 — AWS Backup

Exploring AWS !!

Day 76

AWS Backup

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Can be used to centralize and automate data protection across multiple AWS services and workloads. Backups provide low-cost, fully managed and policy-based service that simplifies data protection at scale. AWS Backups also help you in meeting regulatory compliance and business data protection policies.


  • Manage backups centrally
  • Backup procedures should be automated
  • Increase backup compliance

How it works?

AWS Backup is a fully managed backup service that makes it easy to centralize and automate the backing up of data across AWS services. With AWS Backup, you can create backup policies called backup plans. You can use these plans to define your backup requirements, such as how frequently to back up your data and how long to retain those backups.

AWS Backup lets you apply backup plans to your AWS resources by simply tagging them. AWS Backup then automatically backs up your AWS resources according to the backup plan that you defined.
The following sections describe how AWS Backup works, its implementation details, and security considerations.


Automated backup schedules and retention management
Centralized backup monitoring
Encrypted backups
Incremental backups
Cross-account management with AWS Organizations
Automated backup audits and reports with AWS Backup Audit Manager
Write-once, read-many (WORM) with AWS Backup Vault Lock

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