Introduction to AWS Elastic File System

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Creating an Elastic File System (EFS).

Creating a text file in EFS via EC2 in an Availablity zone inside a VPC

Accessing the same text file from a different EC2 in another Availablity Zone inside the VPC

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

Amazon Elastic File System offers a simple interface that allows you to create and configure file systems quickly and easily in AWS. By the end of this project, you will get a real world experience of working with EFS on a production environment. The Idea is to create an EFS in AWS and create a text document using one Linux Instance and access the same document via another Linux Instance.

Skills you will develop

  • Data Management
  • Information Privacy
  • Networking
  • Scaling
  • Cloud Computing

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction to EFS and creating 'Security Group'

  2. Creating 'Elastic File System'

  3. Creating EC2 Instance

  4. Mounting 'EFS' to 'EC2'

  5. Deleting the entire Project set-up

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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