Course

Storage Services

    Syllabus

  • Storage Access Security Lab Video — 00:09:57
    • It’s one thing to create storage solutions in Amazon Web Services (AWS). It’s another thing to ensure their security. In this episode, you will explore the storage security features of AWS, including the console and CLI.

  • Creating an EFS File System Lab Video — 00:07:27
    • Now that you know what the Elastic File System (EFS) offers, you can begin working with it in Amazon Web Services (AWS). This episode demonstrates the creation of an EFS share.

  • Creating EBS Volumes Lab Video — 00:07:27
    • After understanding the EBS concepts, you can begin creating and using EBS volumes. This demonstration will show you how.

  • Setting up a Glacier Vault Lab Video — 00:08:01
    • Now that you understand Glacier as a concept, it’s time to explore the process of creating Glacier storage. This storage is called a vault with archives. This episode demonstrates their creation and use.

  • S3 Managing Objects Lab Video — 00:11:17
    • After  you have objects (files) in an S3 bucket, you have to manage these objects. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides several management functions for the objects in S3 buckets and they are explored in this episode.

  • Creating S3 Buckets Lab Video — 00:08:20
    • Would you like to see S3 in action? This episode demonstrates the process of creating S3 buckets and then using those buckets for object (file) storage.

  • Terminology Video — 00:09:29
    • Like any technology, S3 has unique terminology associated with it. If you hope to understand and implement S3 well, you must understand this terminology and this episode will provide you with definitions of key S3 terms.

  • Storage Services Video — 00:06:36
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers many storage functions. Many cloud services offer storage alone, but AWS offers advanced storage services and many compute services as will. This episode introduces the array of storage services offered.

  • Storage Performance Video — 00:08:22
    • In the final episode of this chapter, you will explore the important topic of performance related to storage. It’s not enough to have the storage space you require. You must also be able to access at the speed you desire. The key is in selecting the proper volume type (for EBS) or storage class (for S3) and this episode gives you the information required to make this decision.

  • Integrating On-Premises Storage Video — 00:06:52
    • Have you considered how you might integrate storage at your location with Amazon Web Services (AWS) storage? This episode introduces the AWS features that allow you to integrate storage in this way.

  • Elastic File System (EFS) Video — 00:07:01
    • Do you need to store data in your Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud that can be accessed by multiple AWS virtual machines (instances)? If so, you need something like a Storage Area Network (SAN) in the cloud. The Elastic File System (EFS) provides this service and this episode introduces the EFS service and features.

  • Elastic Block Store (EBS) Video — 00:07:43
    • While S3 and Glacier can be used to store files, what do you do when you need storage for a virtual machine (an instance) in Amazon Web Services (AWS)? The answer is found in the AWS Elastic Block Store (EBS) service. This episode introduces the concepts of EBS.

  • Glacier Video — 00:07:20
    • What if you want to store data for a very long time and you do not need to access that data immediately when it is needed? Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a less expensive storage solution for this kind of data. It is called Glacier and it is introduced in this episode.

  • S3 Bucket Properties Video — 00:08:09
    • Each S3 bucket has a collection or properties associated with it. These properties are explored in this episode.

  • Advanced Features Video — 00:07:53
    • Can you do more than simply store files in S3 buckets? You definitely can and this episode explores some of the more advanced features of S3.

  • Storage Class Video — 00:07:26
    • S3 is the primary file or object storage service in Amazon Web Services (AWS). What can you do with S3? This episode explains the basic concepts of S3 storage and management.

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Course description

Storing objects safely is half the challenge for any system; after all, if you can’t find something, what’s the good of having it? Make sure you have your ducks in a row and your objects safely stored with this course on storage services in AWS. Take a look at storage services, terminology, advanced features, S3 buckets, managing objects and much more.

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