While S3 and Glacier can be used to store files, what do you do when you need storage for a virtual machine—an instance—in AWS? The answer is found in the AWS Elastic Block Store (EBS) service. This video introduces the concepts of EBS.
- We need now to talk about a specific storage technology … used in AWS that is going to be a lot more familiar to you. … So you work with computers, and servers, and laptops, … and they have hard drives in them, right? … You use those hard drives in your local system … in order to store data for the operating system … for your applications like Word or Excel or what have you. … Well, in AWS we need a way to do that too, … because when we launch an instance, for example, … and we're going to be getting all into EC2 and instances … later in this course, that instance needs to have … some place to put its data. … That instance is a virtual machine. … It's like a server, a computer, a laptop, … but in the cloud, and so it has to have some place … to put its data. … That's where Elastic Block Store, or EBS, comes into play. … It is used for instance storage. … Now, it's used for durable storage in the instances, … and what I mean by that, well, you can suspend … or stop an instance, right? …
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- S3 terminology and features
- Creating S3 buckets
- Setting up a Glacier vault
- Creating EBS volumes
- Creating an EFS file system
- Going hands on with FSx file storage
- Monitoring storage security and performance