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Amazon EBS: High-performance block-storage in AWS

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This course focuses on the Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) service, allowing you to become familiar with its uses, helping to embed it into your architecture. Using a series of on-demand courses and hands-on labs you will begin learning the fundamentals of EBS, and then gradually become more exposed to the advanced features that it offers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understand what EBS is and its use cases
  • Learn about the two different EBS volumes types available
  • Understand how EBS can enhance the security of your data
  • Learn how to create EBS volumes
  • How to create an EBS Snapshot
  • How to create an EBS Volume From a Snapshot
  • How to attach an EBS Volume as a root device
  • Gain a solid understanding of EBS Multi-Attach
  • Learn how to allow multiple instances access to the same volume
  • Understand the features and restrictions of the Multi-Attach service
  • Understand the fundamentals of Amazon Data Lifecycle Manager
  • Learn how to successfully set up and use Amazon Data Lifecycle Manager within your AWS account to manage new snapshots
  • Understand the fundamentals of EBS recycle bin
  • Learn how you can use it to help you manage your EBS snapshots and recover from the accidental deletion of your EBS snapshots
  • Create AWS Lambda functions to take the EBS snapshots
  • Invoke an AWS Lambda function on a schedule using Amazon EventBridge
  • How to migrate EBS GP2 volumes to GP3


As a perquisite to taking this learning path, you may find it beneficial in having some familiarity with the fundamentals of AWS and some of its core services.


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