AWS Block Storage Services Getting Started
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage provides the services that you need to build the storage solution that’s right for your organization. Block storage services are one of the three primary types of storage in the AWS Storage portfolio. You will discover the block storage service options that are available to meet your organization’s requirements. AWS block storage services include Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance stores. In addition, block storage volumes are available with the Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP service offering. You can select from these service offerings, apply them to your organization’s needs, and determine the best storage solution. Before choosing an AWS storage solution, we recommend you first assess which storage characteristics are appropriate for your applications and business. After familiarizing yourself with AWS Storage, you can compare your requirements to the available AWS storage services and select the solution that meets your needs. In this course, you will learn about Amazon EBS and instance stores as configuration options on native AWS services. You will learn when instance stores are appropriate for your use case. In addition, you will gain a high-level overview of block storage on FSx for ONTAP.