Simple Storage Service (S3)

Simple Storage Service (S3) is a web—based cloud storage service that is designed for online backup and archiving. S3 provides management functions that allow you to organize data and set up precise access control in accordance with the requirements of business and regulatory authorities.

S3 Components

Buckets. A bucket is a container for storing data in Amazon S3. Each bucket is associated with a separate key assigned by the developer.

Objects. Objects are fundamental units in S3. An object consists of data, a key (a unique identifier), and metadata.

Keys. Keys are unique identifiers associated with objects. The combination of bucket ID, key, and version distinguishes each object.

Advantages of Simple Storage Service

Scalability. S3 allows users to store an infinite amount of data.

Safety. S3 integrates security features such as AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), encryption, and object access control.

Durability and accessibility. S3 provides 99.99% availability and 99.9999999999999% durability of facilities.

S3 Application

Backup and restore. S3 is suitable for backup and restore operations.

Archiving of data. Due to its scalability and security, S3 allows you to archive data for a long time.

Big data analytics. S3 can store and analyze large amounts of unstructured data, so it is suitable for big data analytics.

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