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AWS Block Storage Services Getting Started

Course description Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage provides the services that you need to build the storage solution that’s right for your organization. Block storage services are one of the three primary types of storage in the AWS Storage portfolio. You will discover the block storage service options that are available to meet your organization’s requirements. AWS block storage services include Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance stores. In addition, block storage volumes are available with the Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP service offering. You can select from these service offerings, apply them to your organization’s needs, and determine the best storage solution. Before choosing an AWS storage solution, we recommend you first assess which storage characteristics are appropriate for your applications and business. After familiarizing yourself with AWS Storage, you can compare your requirements to the available AWS storage services and select the solution that meets your needs. In this course, you will learn about Amazon EBS and instance stores as configuration options on native AWS services. You will learn when instance stores are appropriate for your use case. In addition, you will gain a high-level overview of block storage on FSx for ONTAP. • Course level: Fundamental • Duration: 35 minutes Activities This course includes: Online materials, demonstrations, and knowledge check questions. Course objectives In this course, you will learn to: • Describe the Amazon EBS block storage service • Discuss available Amazon EBS volume types • Differentiate performance for available EBS volume types • Identify appropriate uses for Amazon EC2 instance stores • Identify appropriate uses for FSx for ONTAP block volumes • Discuss retention options for EBS volumes Intended audience This course is intended for: • Storage architects • Business managers • Data engineers • IT managers • Storage developers Prerequisites We recommend that attendees of this course have: • Completed the course – AWS Storage Services - Portfolio Introduction • Recommend AWS Cloud Practitioner Course outline Section 1: Overview • Lesson 1: How to Use This Course • Lesson 2: Course Overview Section 2: Block Storage Overview • Lesson 3: Introduction to AWS Block Storage Options Section 3: Amazon EC2 Instance Stores • Lesson 4: Introduction to Amazon EC2 Instance Stores Section 4: Amazon EBS • Lesson 5: Introduction to Amazon EBS • Lesson 6: Amazon EBS Features • Lesson 7: Amazon EBS Architecture and Use Cases • Lesson 8: Demonstration • Lesson 9: Knowledge Check Questions Section 5: Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP Block Storage • Lesson 10: Introduction to Block Storage on FSx for ONTAP Section 6: Additional Resources and Feedback • Lesson 11: Additional Resources • Lesson 12: Contact Us

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