AWS Classroom Series – 02/Jan/2021

Elastic File System

  • This is fully manage NFS file system for use in AWS and on-premise Preview
  • It is build to scale on demand to petabytes
  • EFS supports the NFS 4 protocol
  • EFS can be connected to multiple ec2 instances
  • We pay only for the storage used by file system.
  • There are two Storage classes
    • Standard
    • Infrequent Access
  • While creating efs we need
    • to select subnets where efs can be mounted
    • to select/create a security group for efs
  • Lets create a security group which opens all the communication Preview
  • Now lets create an efs which is available in any two zones Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview
  • Lets create two ec2 instances one in us-east-1d and other in us-east-1e and mount the efs folder to /projects Preview Preview
  • Now login into other ec2 instance and mount the efs on to /projects folder and verify whether you have files created Preview
  • AWS has created efs utils which will help or make working with efs easier Refer Here
  • So if you want the network fileshare for windows systems aws has FSx. FSx for windows file server provides fully managed windows file servers backed by fully native windows file system.

AWS Backup

  • This is a fully managed backup service that makes it easy to automated backup of data across AWS Services, Supported Services are

    • Amazon FSx
    • Amazon EFS
    • Amazon Dynamo DB
    • Amazon EC2
    • Amazon EBS
    • Amazon RDS
    • Amazon Aurora
    • AWS Storage Gateway
  • Create two linux ec2 instances

  • Create two additional ebs volumes and mount it to linux ec2 instances (one each) (/extra)

  • Create a efs and mount the efs to two instances (/tools)

  • Node 2 mounts Preview

  • Node 1 mounts Preview

  • Navigate to AWS Backup Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview

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