Elastic File System (EFS)

  1. EFS is block based storage.
  2. AWS Elastic File System storage capacity is elastic (grows /shrinks as needed) unlike EBS
  3. NFS V4 protocol
  4. 30 cents/GB month
  5. Multi AZ’s
  6. Thousands of concurrent connections are supported
  7. Read after write consistancy
  8. Create a EFS
    1. Provide AZ’s subnets, ips (optional)
    2. the mount name and instructions to mount (Linux only. Windows is not supported currently as of 2018)
  9. Permissions at folder/file level possible by IAM. Amazon EFS allows you to tightly control access to your file systems through POSIX permissions. Use Amazon VPC to manage network access.
  10. EBS can be mounted to single EC2 instance where as EFS can be mounted by multiple EC2 instances
  11. You can also mount Amazon EFS file systems on your on-premises datacenter servers via the NFSv4 protocol when connected to your Amazon VPC with AWS Direct Connect.
  12. Encrypt your data at rest and in transit for a comprehensive solution securing both stored data and data in flight.
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