What the difference between S3 and EFS ?
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 Q1. What the difference between S3 and EFS ?Amazon Web Services (AWS)2019-01-27 12:50:40

Ans. EFS is file storage whereas S3 is object storage.

EFS is filesystem presented over IP network as normal OS drive, while S3 is HTTP accessed store.

EFS is capable of being mounted whereas S3 doesn't.

S3 has capabilities beyond just filesystem, there is whole metadata part where you can store info about your objects in S3.

As S3 is accessed over http , it's capable of hosting a static web site on it's own whereas EFS needs a computing and frontend service to have such capability.

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