CHAPTER 2

Storage on AWS

In this chapter, you will

•  Learn the storage offerings of AWS

•  Learn to use Amazon S3

•  Learn to use Amazon Glacier

•  Learn to use Amazon Elastic Store

•  Learn to use Amazon Elastic File System

•  Learn how to move a large amount of data to AWS

The storage offerings of AWS can be divided into three major categories, as shown in Figure 2-1.

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Figure 2-1   AWS storage platform

•  Object storage  An object is a piece of data, like a document, image, or video that is stored with some metadata in a flat structure. It provides that data to applications via APIs over the Internet. It is simple to build anything on top ...

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