Chapter 3: Storage in AWS – Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

Storage is a critical and foundational service for any cloud provider. If this service is not implemented in a durable, available, efficient, low-latency manner, it doesn't matter how many other great services are offered.

File, block, and object storage are at the core of many applications. In Chapter 5, Selecting the Right Database Service, we will learn about other storage services focused on databases. But, in this chapter, we will focus on basic file and object storage.

In this chapter, we will first look at Amazon EBS, EKS, and S3. We will then look at the difference between block storage and object storage. We will also look at versioning in Amazon S3 and finally, explore ...

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