Object Storage

5m 33s

In this lesson, I will discuss different performance factors across AWS storage services.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the proper AWS storage services to use within your architectures as well as various configuration options within each service that can impact their performance, the differences between block, object, and file storage, as well as the benefits they offer and proper use cases for each
  • The different services AWS offers for each of these storage types 
  • How you can configure the storage types to optimize overall performance

Intended Audience

  • Anyone who needs to determine the right storage services and configurations to use within their AWS Cloud-based architectures to maximize performance and meet other architectural requirements


  • Have a basic understanding of AWS storage services, as well as experience designing and implementing solutions in the AWS Cloud


About the Author
Danny Jessee, opens in a new tab
AWS Certification Specialist
Learning paths

Danny has over 20 years of IT experience as a software developer, cloud engineer, and technical trainer. After attending a conference on cloud computing in 2009, he knew he wanted to build his career around what was still a very new, emerging technology at the time — and share this transformational knowledge with others. He has spoken to IT professional audiences at local, regional, and national user groups and conferences. He has delivered in-person classroom and virtual training, interactive webinars, and authored video training courses covering many different technologies, including Amazon Web Services. He currently has nine active AWS certifications, including certifications at the Professional and Specialty level.

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