• Two types of FSx
  • FSx for Windows
  • FSx for Lustre

FSx For Windows

  • Fully managed widows file system
  • Use SMB and NTFS protocol
  • Built on SSD
  • Can be accessed from On-Premise server
  • Can be configured Multi-AZ
  • Data is backed by S3
  • There is Microsoft Active Directory integration
  • This type of storage can be managed by AWS Managed AD and accessed by other instances

FSx for Lustre

  • Parallel distributed file system for linux
  • Stands for FSx for Linux Cluster
  • Use for
  • HPC (High Performance Computing)
  • High performance storage
  • Seamless integration with S3