AWS Simple Storage Service


AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) is Amazon Web Service that provides object storage system and is described better by Amazon S3

AWS Simple Storage Service is a generally considered to be a Data-lake

AWS Simple Storage Service storage Classifications#

AWS Simple Storage Service offers four different DataStore Classifications that offer different levels of durability, availability, and performance requirements.
  • Amazon S3 Standard is the default class.
  • Amazon S3 Standard Infrequent Access (IA) is designed for less frequently accessed data. Typical use cases are backup and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Amazon S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access is designed for data that is not often needed but when required, needs to be accessed rapidly.
    • Data is stored in one zone and if that zone is destroyed, all data is lost.
  • Amazon Glacier is designed for long-term storage of data that is infrequently accessed and where retrieval latency of minutes or hours is acceptable.


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