Amazon AWS S3 is a object storage service, it offers a web service interface or an API to store and retrieve any amount of data. S3 works on a regional level and is EDGE service.

S3 Benefits

  • Highly Available
  • Durable
  • Cost Effective
  • Widely Accessible

AWS S3 Limitations

  • Smallest File 0 bytes
  • Largest File 5 terabytes
  • Unlimited Storage

S3 Storage Class Analysis

AWS Storage Classes
AWS Storage Classes

Standard Class

INT Class

S-IA Class

Z-IA Class

S3 Buckets

Create New S3 Bucket

S3 Buckets Properties

S3 Buckets Properties
S3 Buckets Properties
  • Versioning
  • Server Access Logging
  • Static Website Hosting
  • Object Level Logging
  • Encryption
  • Object Lock
  • Tags
  • CloudWatch Metrics

AWS S3 Regions

S3 Buckets Permissions

S3 Free Tier


AWS Storage Services in 2020