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
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


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