For this, AWS provides an appliance that lets you connect your application with cloud storage on the NFS and iSCSI protocols.
The storage gateway includes a highly-optimized data transfer mechanism with bandwidth management, automated network resilience, and efficient data transfer.
It also provides an optional local cache for low-latency, on-premises access to your most active data:
In the preceding screenshot, you can see that we can use the storage gateway in the following ways:
- File gateway: This works on NFS, where you can directly store your files on AWS S3 using the file gateway.
- Volume gateway: This works on iSCSI, and data in these volumes can be transferred into Amazon S3 Cloud storage and accessed through the volume gateway.
- Tape gateway: This is used for archiving the tape...