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Amazon Web Services Bootcamp

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Amazon Web Services Bootcamp

Overview of this book

AWS is at the forefront of Cloud Computing today. Businesses are adopting AWS Cloud because of its reliability, versatility, and flexible design. The main focus of this book is teaching you how to build and manage highly reliable and scalable applications and services on AWS. It will provide you with all the necessary skills to design, deploy, and manage your applications and services on the AWS cloud platform. We’ll start by exploring Amazon S3, EC2, and so on to get you well-versed with core Amazon services. Moving on, we’ll teach you how to design and deploy highly scalable and optimized workloads. You’ll also discover easy-to-follow, hands-on steps, tips, and recommendations throughout the book and get to know essential security and troubleshooting concepts. By the end of the book, you’ll be able to create a highly secure, fault tolerant, and scalable environment for your applications to run on.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)

Chapter 4. Storing Files on S3

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is a web storage service accessed via the HTTP protocol using a web service interface. It is used to store/retrieve files centrally over the internet, which helps developers to create applications that are highly scalable, efficient, secured, and inexpensive. S3 offers unlimited storage, so developers need not worry about disk space issues.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Bucket
  • Objects
  • Static website hosting

Amazon S3 is also an online object storage service accessed over the internet that allows us to add, read, and delete files. The following are the interfaces that are supported, using which we can store and get files from S3:

  • REST web service
  • SOAP web service
  • BitTorrent

Amazon S3 allows us to store any kinds of files (called as objects) in a secure manner. We can control the access of the files that are getting uploaded to S3. Amazon S3 offers multiple storage classes, which helps to lower the costs of storing...