Understanding AWS Storage Services - Course Introduction

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This lesson introduces the Understanding AWS Storage Services course, designed to help you learn about the various storage services available in AWS, including services that support object storage, block storage, and file storage, along with their cost and performance implications. In the course, we will cover the following:

  • AWS storage fundamentals
  • How to architect solutions with AWS storage services
  • Object storage using Amazon S3
  • Block storage with Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • File storage with Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) and Amazon FSx
  • Performance factors across AWS storage services
  • Using AWS Storage Gateway in a hybrid storage solution
  • Understanding and optimizing AWS storage costs
  • How to perform data transfers using AWS DataSync



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