Use cases for EFS volumes
An EFS is appropriate for the accompanying use cases:
Web serving and content administration
Undertaking application use
Media and amusement
Shared and home indexes
Data set reinforcements
Designer and application apparatuses
Enormous information examination
Different applications where you really want to interface a typical information source to a solitary server or various servers
Making an EFS
An EFS is made inside an AWS Virtual Private Cloud (AWS VPC) and should be appended to EC2 occurrences inside a similar VPC.
Every one of the assets related with an EFS — VPC, EC2 examples, and the EFS itself — should live in a similar AWS locale. To have an EFS, you can utilize a default VPC or a custom VPC.
You can make and deal with an EFS utilizing:
The AWS Management Console
An AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)
AWS API interfaces
Arrangement is somewhat simple. AWS EC2 examples can mount existing EFSs to store and access information.
Attaching an EFS on an on-premises server
You can likewise mount an EFS on an on-premises server utilizing AWS Direct Connect or AWS VPN. Utilizing an EFS from on-premises servers permits you to:
Relocate information to EFS
Reinforcement on-premises capacity
Play out extra errands
EFS File framework throughput scales consequently as limit develops. Throughput can likewise be provisioned free of limit, if necessary.
EFS capacity can be provisioned under a few different AWS valuing models, contingent upon:
Whether your EFS information will be gotten to oftentimes or rarely
Whether an EFS will store information in one or a few AWS zones
Whether you are utilizing throughput provisioning
What AWS stockpiling class is utilized
How to practice creating & using an EFS