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Different Types Of Storage Services In AWS-Explained

Amazon Web Services otherwise known as AWS is a big name in the cloud computing industry. Over the years, in response to its high end security & quality driven services Amazon has earned a lot of reputation which helped it on its way towards becoming the most dominant cloud service provider.

AWS offers affordable storage with scalability and reliability that is unmatched among cloud competitors.

The prime reason why companies are crazy around AWS is that it offers a wide range of options in its services to choose from.  With multiple storage solutions available, businesses can easily choose the setup that meets their unique needs.

In this blog post let’s have a look at different storage services in AWS.

Different Types Of Storage Services In AWS-

  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
  • Amazon Glacier
  • Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
  • Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
  • Amazon EC2 Instance Storage
  • AWS Storage Gateway
  • AWS Snowball
  • Amazon CloudFront

Let’s get an in detail look in each of them

  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

Amazon S3 can be interpreted as an object storage model for storing & retrieving any amount of data from any place such as websites, mobile apps, corporate applications, and data from IoT sensors or devices.

  • Amazon Glacier

The hype around Amazon Glacier is because of it being well affordable. It is a very low cost storage service in AWS. It doesn’t support the function of retrieving of data. If you are having large files of data that needs to be stored & don’t require to be stored then opting for Amazon Glacier will be the ideal choice.

  • Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)

EFS is known for delivering a simple, scalable, elastic, highly available, and highly durable network file system as-a-service to EC2 instances. It lets the users to add and remove files without disrupting your EFS applications.

  • Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)

It offers durable block-level storage for use with EC2 instances in the AWS cloud. It delivers high availability and durability storage services.

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