Storage Related Notes

Amazon EBS Multi-Attach


Amazon Elastic Block Store or EBS is a durable block-based storage device that can be attached to your EC2 instance. AWS released a feature called Multi-Attach, which allows EC2 instances to share a single EBS volume for up to 16 instances and provide higher availability of your applications for Linux workloads. Each instance to which the volume is attached has full read and write permissions to the volume. The following are several considerations and limitations in using the Multi-Attach feature: Multi-Attach enabled volumes do not support I/O fencing. I/O fencing protocols control write access in a shared storage environment to [...]

Amazon EBS Multi-Attach2021-05-04T09:20:35+00:00

Amazon S3 Access Points


Managing access to your S3 buckets should be pretty easy using Amazon S3’s bucket policy. But as the number of your users and data grows, this easily becomes a complicated task. Provisioning access policies (who and where to access these objects) to these users could be a messy thing to do. AWS added this feature called Access Points on S3 to resolve this current problem. Access Points can simplify things in terms of provisioning access to different users. With this feature, each user can have a dedicated access point on a bucket and each of these access points has its [...]

Amazon S3 Access Points2021-05-03T13:01:54+00:00

Amazon S3 Event Notifications


With Amazon S3 being virtually unlimited in size, it's quite a challenge to keep everything monitored especially when you are dealing with a large number of objects that scales up from time to time. With Amazon S3 Event Notifications, you’ll be able to immediately know when an object in your bucket was created, removed or restored. This feature allows you to get notifications every time an event happens on your S3 bucket. These notifications can then be forwarded to Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) topic, Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) queue, and AWS Lambda. The S3 Event Notification [...]

Amazon S3 Event Notifications2021-05-03T13:01:51+00:00

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