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Running Highly Performant File Systems with Amazon FSx

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Amazon FSx
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Introduction
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Amazon FSx
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Summary
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Introduction
Overview
Difficulty
Beginner
Duration
16m
Students
39
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Description

Amazon FSx, a service that can help you run file-based workloads across multiple instances cost-effectively and with great scale. This course will cover both FSx for Windows file system and FSx for Lustre, the two choices you have when deploying an FSx workload.

Learning objectives

  • Understand when to use Amazon FSx for Windows file server
  • Understand When to use FSX for Lustre
  • Be able to describe the differences between the two
  • Learn why you would want to use FSx vs EFS

Intended Audience

This course has been designed for solutions architects or developers who want to understand how to create a shared file system within AWS. This course is also helpful if you are looking to understand the difference between Amazon FSx and Amazon EFS (Elastic File System)

Prerequisites

You should have a good understanding of cloud computing and cloud architectures, specifically with Amazon Web Services.

Transcript

Hello, my name is Will Meadows and today we'll be talking about Amazon FSx, a service that can help you run file based workloads across multiple instances, cost effectively and with great scale. This lecture will cover both FSx for Windows file system and FSx for Luster, the two choices you have when deploying an FSx workload. 

If you have any questions about anything I cover in this series, please let me know at will.meadows@cloudacademy.com. Alternatively, you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an email to support@cloudacademy.com, and one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question, concern or comment. 

Who should attend this course? I'd recommend this course for any solutions architects or developers who wanna understand how to create a shared file system within AWS. This course is also helpful if you're looking to understand the difference between FSx and Amazon EFS, the Elastic File System. 

Learning objectives. After completing this course, you'll understand when to use Amazon FSx for a Windows file server, when to use FSx for Luster and the difference between the two. You'll also learn why you'd want to use FSx versus EFS. 

Prerequisites. You should have a decent understanding of cloud computing and cloud architectures, specifically with Amazon web services. You should have some familiarity with shared file systems, though it's not a hard requirement. 

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About the Author
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Will Meadows
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William Meadows is a passionately curious human currently living in the Bay Area in California. His career has included working with lasers, teaching teenagers how to code, and creating classes about cloud technology that are taught all over the world. His dedication to completing goals and helping others is what brings meaning to his life. In his free time, he enjoys reading Reddit, playing video games, and writing books.