Product Overview

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Owner:
Amazon
Status:
beta
Description:
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) provides block level storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instances.

Detailed Description

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Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) provides block level storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instances. Amazon EBS volumes are off-instance storage that persists independently from the life of an instance. Amazon Elastic Block Store provides highly available, highly reliable storage volumes that can be attached to a running Amazon EC2 instance and exposed as a device within the instance. Amazon EBS is particularly suited for applications that require a database, file system, or access to raw block level storage.