New Interesting AWS Storage Services Description 2020

AWS Storage Services offers two types of storage :

  • Block Storage
  • Object Storage
  • File Storage

AWS Storage Types

AWS Storage Types

Block Storage

When using AWS block storage all data is stored in chunks or blocks. All blocks are stored to a volume and attached to a single instance. Block storage provide a very low latency access to data, it can be compared to a DAS used on our premises.

Object Storage

File Storage

Compared to NAS on premises

Hot Storage vs Cold Storage


Amazon AWS S3 is a object storage service, it offers a web service interface or an API to store and retrieve any amount of data.

S3 works on a regional level and is considered a EDGE service.

Read More Details About AWS S3 here:

Ultimate AWS S3 Storage Guide

AWS EBS – Elastic Block Device


AWS S3 Glacier

Storage Gateway

AWS Backup

AWS S3 Object Storage