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5. Hands-on Simple Storage Service (S3)

Sunil Gulabani

(1)Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Amazon S3 provides a storage service where you can store files. You can also use S3 for serving static data to web sites or applications, host a static web site on S3, and stream photos and videos to different web sites along with AWS CloudFront.

In this chapter, I will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to S3

  • Features of S3

  • Using AWS Management Console

  • Using AWS CLI

  • Using AWS SDK—Java

  • Monitoring using CloudWatch

Introduction to AWS S3

AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) is a web service exposed over the Internet to store and retrieve data. It provides infrastructure ...

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