Introduction to Amazon EBS and EC2 Instance Storage

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This lesson will introduce you to the foundations of AWS storage, plus the Amazon Elastic Block Store, known as EBS and Amazon EC2 Instance storage.

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Learning Objectives

This lesson has been designed to introduce you to some of the AWS storage services that you need to be familiar with when taking the AWS Solutions Architect - Associate exam

Once you have completed this lesson, you will understand what EBS and EC2 Instance storage is and when you might use each within your environment

Intended Audience

This lesson has been designed for:

  • Storage and operations engineers responsible for maintaining and storing data within the enterprise
  • AWS Architects who are designing new solutions requiring data storage capabilities
  • Those who are looking to begin their certification journey with either the AWS Cloud Practitioner or one of the three Associate-level certifications


This is a beginner's level lesson to AWS storage and, therefore, you do not need any prior knowledge of these services

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