AWS Storage Services offers two types of storage :
- Block Storage
- Object Storage
- File Storage
AWS Storage Types
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.
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.
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