Chapter 8. Storage
This chapter covers
- S3 features such as versioning, hosting, and transfer acceleration
- Direct uploads of files from a browser to S3
- Creation and use of signed URLs
Many applications and systems that you create need to store files. These may be profile images, documents uploaded by a user, or artifacts generated by the system. Some files are temporary and transient, whereas other files must be kept for a long time. A reliable service for storing files is Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3). It was Amazon’s first available web service, launched in March 2006, and it has been a cornerstone AWS service ever since. In this chapter, we’ll explore S3 in more detail. We’ll look at features such as versioning, storage classes, ...