AWS Storage: EBS vs EFS vs S3

Binh Bui
Binh Bui
Aug 27, 2019 · 2 min read

AWS Storage Types

Elastic Block Store (EBS)

Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) provides block level storage volumes for use with EC2 instances. EBS volumes behave like raw, unformatted block devices. … EBS volumes are highly available and reliable storage volumes that can be attached to any running instance that is in the same Availability Zone.

Elastic File System (EFS)

Amazon Elastic File System is a cloud storage service provided by Amazon Web Services designed to provide scalable, elastic, concurrent with some restrictions, and encrypted file storage for use with both AWS cloud services and on-premises resources.

Simple Storage Service (S3)

Amazon S3 or Amazon Simple Storage Service is a service offered by Amazon Web Services that provides object storage through a web service interface. Amazon S3 uses the same scalable storage infrastructure that Amazon.com uses to run its global e-commerce network

Comparison of Services

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