[AWS Architect] Amazon FSx

Amazon FSx can launch and run popular file systems that are fully managed by AWS. You have 2 options; one for Windows and another for Linux.

Amazon FSx for Windows

FSx for Windows provides fully managed, reliable, and scalable Windows file storage.

  • FSx for Windows is built on Windows Server and provides a rich set of administrative features such as AD users, user quotas, and Access Control List.
  • It provides the lowest-cost SMB file storage in the cloud.

Amazon FSx for Lustre

FSx for Lustre provides a high-performance, cost-effective, and fully managed storage service.

  • Luster is an open-source parallel file system, which stores data across multiple network file servers to maximize performance and reduce bottlenecks. The storage can be used or machine learning and high-performance computing (HPC).
  • FSx for Lustre is easy to use with S3 because it can be linked to Amazon S3 buckets.
  • Amazon FSx for Lustre is POSIX-compliant, so you can use your current Linux-based applications.

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