Questions 40 to 42

Explanations for questions 40 to 42

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Question 40

A solutions architect needs a storage solution for a fleet of Linux web application servers. The solution should provide a file system interface and be able to support millions of files. Which AWS service should the Architect choose?

  1. Amazon ElastiCache
  2. Amazon EBS
  3. Amazon EFS
  4. Amazon S3

Correct Answer: 3

Explanation: The Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) is the only storage solution in the list that provides a file system interface. It also supports millions of files as required.

INCORRECT:Amazon ElastiCache” is incorrect. Amazon ElastiCache is an in-memory caching solution for databases.

INCORRECT:Amazon EBS” is incorrect. Amazon EBS provides a block storage interface.

CORRECT: “Amazon EFS” is the correct answer.

INCORRECT:Amazon S3” is incorrect. Amazon S3 is an object storage solution and does not provide a file system interface.

References: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/efs/latest/ug/how-it-works.html

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