EBS snapshots can be created by using the AWS Management Console, the command line interface (CLI), or the APIs
Backups degrade performance
Stored on S3
EBS Snapshots are incremental and block-based, and they consume space only for changed data after the initial snapshot is created
Data can be restored from snapshots by created a volume from the snapshot
EBS snapshots are region specific and can be copied between AWS regions
AWS Certification Exam Practice Questions
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Which two AWS services provide out-of-the-box user configurable automatic backup-as-a-service and backup rotation options? Choose 2 answers
You have been asked to automate many routine systems administrator backup and recovery activities. Your current plan is to leverage AWS-managed solutions as much as possible and automate the rest with the AWS CLI and scripts. Which task would be best accomplished with a script?
Creating daily EBS snapshots with a monthly rotation of snapshots
Creating daily RDS snapshots with a monthly rotation of snapshots
Automatically detect and stop unused or underutilized EC2 instances
Automatically add Auto Scaled EC2 instances to an Amazon Elastic Load Balancer