Amazon S3 vs Amazon EBS vs Amazon EFS

EBS vs EFS vs S3


Additional notes

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  • S3 is cheaper than EBS and EFS in pure storage costs
  • EBS and EFS has higher performance than S3
  • EBS is meant to be used as volumes for EC2 instances
  • S3 does not have a hierarchy (flat environment) for files unlike EFS
  • S3 has a built-in query feature
  • S3 offers eventual consistency for overwrite PUTS and DELETES in all regions.


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