Introduction to Optimizing Data Storage in AWS

By John Hanna

Learn to optimize your cost savings with cloud storage technologies.

1 hour
  • 8 Lessons
  • 1 Hands-On Lab

About the course

Your business has migrated its on-premises architecture to AWS, but has not realized those promised cost savings. This course introduces one of the easiest ways to improve your monthly bill by leveraging cloud storage technologies.

In this course we will explore Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic File System (EFS), and Amazon FSx. We will show how these services fit into cloud architectures, and how we can use them to realize performance improvements, and cost savings.

  • Chapter 1 1 Lesson Introduction 1:31

    Course Introduction

  • Chapter 2 6 Lessons Optimizing Data Storage with AWS Services 2:43:38

    Introduction to Data Storage Optimization


    Migrating BLOB Data From Block Storage to S3 (Part 1)


    Migrating BLOB Data From Block Storage to S3 (Part 2)


    Leveraging EFS/FSX for Shared Autoscaling Group Data Storage (Part 1)


    Implementing EFS/FSX for Shared Autoscaling Group Data Storage (Part 2)


    Migrating BLOB data in a MySQL Database to S3

    2:00:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 3 1 Lesson Conclusion 1:06

    Conclusion and What’s Next


What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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