Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Block Store (EBS) is an essential component for cloud computing, offering persistent block storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instances. In this tutorial, we’ll explore how EBS provides highly available, highly durable storage that can be attached to EC2 instances and used as primary storage for databases, file systems, and other applications requiring consistent block-level storage.
What You’ll Learn
Introduction to AWS EBS: Understanding the basics of EBS and its role in AWS.
Types of EBS Volumes: Learn about different EBS volume types like SSD (gp2, io1) and HDD (st1, sc1) and when to use each.
Creating and Managing EBS Volumes: Step-by-step guides on creating, attaching, detaching, and deleting EBS volumes.
EBS Snapshots and Backups: How to create and manage snapshots for data backup and recovery.
Performance and Optimization: Best practices for maximizing the performance of your EBS volumes.
Security and Access Control: Implementing security measures and access control for your EBS volumes.
Cost Management: Understanding the pricing model and cost optimization strategies for EBS.
Real-world Scenarios and Case Studies: Applying EBS knowledge in practical, real-world situations.
Chapter 1: Introduction to AWS Elastic Block Store
|Understanding Block Storage|
|EBS in the AWS Ecosystem|
Chapter 2: EBS Volume Types and Use Cases
|Comparing SSD and HDD Options|
|Selecting the Right Volume for Your Needs|
Chapter 3: Working with EBS Volumes
|Creating and Configuring Volumes|
|Volume Attachment and Detachment|
|Volume Resizing and Performance Monitoring|
Chapter 4: Data Protection and Snapshots
|Creating and Managing EBS Snapshots|
|Backup Strategies and Best Practices|
Chapter 5: Performance Optimization
|Monitoring Tools and Techniques|
|Performance Tuning and Best Practices|
Chapter 6: Security and Compliance
|Volume Encryption and Security Best Practices|
|IAM Roles and Policies for EBS|
Chapter 7: Cost Management and Optimization
|Understanding EBS Pricing|
|Effective Cost Management Strategies|
Chapter 8: Case Studies and Real-world Applications
|Problem-Solving with EBS|