We need our storage to expand based on demand but storage is a bit costly. So we start with a smaller amount and, as we grow, we use EFS on demand. It manages our costs.
We can predict our storage which comes over a period of time. So it is better that we start small and it automatically helps us grow.
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Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) is the #7 ranked solution in our list of top Public Cloud Storage Services. It is most often compared to Microsoft Azure File Storage: Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) vs Microsoft Azure File Storage
What is Amazon EFS (Elastic File System)?
Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) provides simple, scalable file storage for use with Amazon EC2 instances in the AWS Cloud. Amazon EFS is easy to use and offers a simple interface that allows you to create and configure file systems quickly and easily. With Amazon EFS, storage capacity is elastic, growing and shrinking automatically as you add and remove files, so your applications have the storage they need, when they need it.
When mounted to Amazon EC2 instances, an Amazon EFS file system provides a standard file system interface and file system access semantics, allowing you to seamlessly integrate Amazon EFS with your existing applications and tools. Multiple Amazon EC2 instances can access an Amazon EFS file system at the same time, allowing Amazon EFS to provide a common data source for workloads and applications running on more than one Amazon EC2 instance.
It’s designed for high availability and durability, and provides performance for a broad spectrum of workloads and applications, including Big Data and analytics, media processing workflows, content management, web serving, and home directories.
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What users are saying about Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) pricing:
- "It has flexible pricing. You are charged based on your storage."