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AWS DataSync Primer

AWS DataSync makes it simple and fast to move large amounts of data online between on-premises storage and AWS storage services. DataSync also allows you to transfer data between AWS storage services in the AWS Cloud. DataSync supports Amazon S3, Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), Amazon FSx for Windows File Server, FSx for Lustre, and Amazon FSx for OpenZFS AWS storage services. In this self-paced course, you learn how to get started with AWS DataSync. You discover its benefits, data transfer use cases, and explore how it works. You learn how to use AWS DataSync to transfer your data between your on-premises storage and AWS Cloud storage services, and between AWS Cloud storage services in the AWS Cloud. You learn how the DataSync service works and how to configure the service using the AWS Management Console. Video demonstrations walks you through deploying the DataSync agent, connecting an Amazon EC2 based NFS server, and transferring data to Amazon S3 to help you get started with using DataSync. • Course level: Intermediate • Duration: 1 Hour 5 Minutes Activities This course includes interactive lessons, demonstrations, and knowledge check questions. Course objectives In this course, you will learn to: • Describe DataSync service and use cases. • Explain DataSync features and benefits. • Illustrate DataSync service architectures. • Explain DataSync service components. • Discuss the DataSync file transfer process. • Perform DataSync configuration using the AWS Management Console. Intended audience This course is intended for: • Cloud Architects • Storage Administrators • Storage Engineers • Operations Administrators Prerequisites We recommend that attendees of this course have: • General AWS knowledge (Cloud Practitioner Essentials) • Foundational knowledge of storage technologies Course outline Section 1: Overview • Lesson 1: How to Use This Course • Lesson 2: Course Overview Section 2: DataSync Introduction • Lesson 3: DataSync Service Overview • Lesson 4: DataSync Features and Benefits • Lesson 5: DataSync Use Cases Section 3: Understanding DataSync Service • Lesson 6: DataSync Terminology and Components • Lesson 7: DataSync Architecture • Lesson 8: DataSync Requirements • Lesson 9: DataSync Integration with Other AWS Services Section 4: DataSync Service Pricing • Lesson 10: DataSync Pricing Structure and Examples Section 5: DataSync Configuration Process • Lesson 11: Demonstration Section 6: Knowledge Check • Lesson 11: Knowledge Check Section 7: Additional Resources • Lesson 11: Additional Resources


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