Amazon Elastic File System

Simple, serverless, set-and-forget, elastic file system

5 GB of standard storage

for 12 months with the AWS Free Tier

How it works

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) automatically grows and shrinks as you add and remove files with no need for management or provisioning.
Amazon EFS - How it works

Use cases

Simplify DevOps


Share code and other files in a secure, organized way to increase DevOps agility and respond faster to customer feedback.



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Modernize application development

Persist and share data from your AWS containers and serverless applications with zero
management required.



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Enhance content management systems

Simplify persistent storage for modern content management system (CMS) workloads. Get your products and services to market faster, more reliably, and securely at a lower cost.

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Accelerate data science

Easy to use and scale, Amazon EFS offers the performance and consistency needed for machine learning (ML) and big data analytics workloads.


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How to get started

Get started with a tutorial


Learn more about Amazon EFS with our hands-on tutorials.

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Learn about Amazon EFS for Modern Applications

Modernize your serverless and containerized applications with shared file data.

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Connect with an expert


From development to enterprise-level programs, get the right support at the right time.

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