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Amazon Web Services: Migrating your .NET Enterprise Application by Rob Linton

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Chapter 4. How Storage Works on Amazon

In this chapter, we will look at how Amazon manages storage. We will look at the differences between S3 and EBS storage and how to implement both. We will create the storage locations that we will need for our sample application and look at how to implement storage using both the AWS console and the AWS command line.

Getting started with S3

In Chapter 3, Getting Started with AWS and Amazon EC2, we briefly covered creating an S3 bucket, and in Chapter 2, Mapping your Enterprise Requirements Against Amazon's Offerings, we briefly looked at the S3 service as a whole. We covered the basics for S3 and also looked at how S3 is accessed. Most importantly, we learned that S3 is not a traditional filesystem like our ...

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