AWS Cloud Foundation (ACF)

Module 7: Storage

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the various options for storing data with AWS.
The module describes four different storage technologies. The module focuses on the storage services
that are described so that students can decide which storage service to use for various use cases.
Storage is one of the core AWS service areas, and it is important for your students to understand the
advantages and disadvantages of each technology. The module concludes with an activity that gives
students an opportunity to apply what they learned to a real-world scenario. After providing this
conceptual foundation, the module describes the following storage services:
• Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
• Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
• Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
• Amazon Simple Storage ServiceGlacier

At the end of this module, students should be able to:
• Identify the different types of storage
• Explain Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
• Identify the functionality in AmazonS3
• Explain Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
• Identify the functionality in AmazonEBS
• Perform functions in Amazon EBS to build an EC2 storage solution
• Explain Amazon Elastic File System (AmazonEFS)
• Identify the functionality in AmazonEFS
• Explain Amazon Simple Storage Service Glacier
• Identify the functionality in Amazon S3 Glacier
• Differentiate between Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, Amazon EFS, and Amazon S3 Glacie