Amazon Elastic File System

Serverless, fully elastic file storage

5 GB of standard storage

for 12 months with the AWS Free Tier

Create and configure shared file systems simply and quickly for AWS compute services—no provisioning, deploying, patching, or maintenance required.

Scale workloads on-demand to petabytes of storage and gigabytes per second of throughput out of the box.

Reduce TCO with automatic lifecycle management: Cost-optimized Infrequent Access and Archive storage classes can save up to 95%

Securely and reliably access your files with a fully managed file system designed for 99.999999999 percent (11 9s) durability and up to 99.99 percent (4 9s) of availability.

How it works

Amazon Elastic File System (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

Easier 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

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Learn more about 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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