Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
Easy to use, high performance block storage at any scale
30 GB of storage
for 12 months with the AWS Free Tier
How it works
Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) is an easy-to-use, scalable, high-performance block-storage service designed for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).Click to enlarge
Build your SAN in the cloud for I/O intensive applications
Migrate mid-range, on-premises storage area network (SAN) workloads to the cloud. Attach high-performance and high-availability block storage for mission-critical applications.
Run relational or NoSQL databases
Deploy and scale your choice of databases, including SAP HANA, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Cassandra, and MongoDB.
Right-size your big data analytics engines
Easily resize clusters for big data analytics engines, such as Hadoop and Spark, and freely detach and reattach volumes.
How to get started
Explore hands-on training
See how to create an on-demand backup job of an Amazon EBS volume.
Try the Amazon EBS Free Tier
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