AWS News Blog

Category: Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

New – Lower Cost Storage Classes for Amazon Elastic File System

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) provides a simple, serverless, set-and-forget elastic file system for shared data across Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances or with container and serverless services such as Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), AWS Fargate, and AWS Lambda. Until now, customers could choose Amazon […]

Read More

New – AWS Transfer Family support for Amazon Elastic File System

AWS Transfer Family provides fully managed Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), File Transfer Protocol (FTP) over TLS, and FTP support for Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), enabling you to seamlessly migrate your file transfer workflows to AWS. Today I am happy to announce AWS Transfer Family now also supports file transfers to Amazon Elastic […]

Read More

Welcome to AWS Storage Day 2020

Our first-ever Storage Day in November 2019 (Welcome to AWS Storage Day) was a big success. We were able to take a multitude of significant announcements related to AWS Storage services and summarize them in a single post, with longer and more detailed posts as needed. Today, we are doing it again, so welcome to […]

Read More

New – AWS Fargate for Amazon EKS now supports Amazon EFS

AWS Fargate is a serverless compute engine for containers available with both Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) and Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS). With Fargate, developers are able to focus on building applications, eliminating the need to manage the infrastructure related undifferentiated heavy lifting. Developers specify resources for each Kubernetes pod, and are charged only […]

Read More

New – A Shared File System for Your Lambda Functions

July 1, 2020: Post updated to take care that Amazon EFS increased file system minimum throughput, when burst credits are exhausted, to 1 MiB/s. I am very happy to announce that AWS Lambda functions can now mount an Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), a scalable and elastic NFS file system storing data within and across multiple availability […]

Read More

Amazon Elastic Container Service & AWS Fargate, now support Amazon Elastic File System

It has only been five years since Jeff wrote on this blog about the launch of the Amazon Elastic Container Service. I remember reading that post and thinking how exotic and unusual containers sounded. Fast forward just five years, and containers are an everyday part of most developers lives, but whilst customers are increasingly adopting […]

Read More

New for Amazon EFS – IAM Authorization and Access Points

When building or migrating applications, we often need to share data across multiple compute nodes. Many applications use file APIs and Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) makes it easy to use those applications on AWS, providing a scalable, fully managed Network File System (NFS) that you can access from other AWS services and on-premises resources. EFS […]

Read More

Optimize Storage Cost with Reduced Pricing for Amazon EFS Infrequent Access

Today we are announcing a new price reduction – one of the largest in AWS Cloud history to date – when using Infrequent Access (IA) with Lifecycle Management with Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS). This price reduction makes it possible to optimize cost even further and automatically save up to 92% on file storage […]

Read More