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Amazon S3

Amazon S3

 

Amazon S3 stands for Simple Storage Service. It is a storage for the internet. Commonly known as S3.

Amazon S3 is used to store and retrieve any amount of data

 

Benefits:

 

1. highly scalable
2. reliable
3. Fast
4. Cost-effective

 

Terms:

 

1. Bucket: Bucket is a directory where the object is stored Or Bucket is the container of the object
2. Object: An object is a file and any optional metadata that describes the file.

 

 

Now the question arrises:

 

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1. How to create a bucket?

 

Steps

 

a. First login to Console and Search and select S3.
b. Click Create Bucket.
c. Enter the unique* name for the bucket

 

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NOTE:

 

A. Bucket Name rules:
> Be unique across all of Amazon S3.
> Be between 3 and 63 characters long.
> Not contain uppercase characters.
> Start with a lowercase letter or number.

B. After you create the bucket, you can’t change its name.

 

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d. In Region, choose the AWS Region where you want the bucket to reside and remember If you want to take the benefit of minimum latency then choose the region which is closer to you.
e. In Bucket settings for Block Public Access, keep the values set to the defaults.

 

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Note: By default Amazon S3 blocks all public access to your buckets. It is recommended that you leave all Block Public Access settings enabled.

 

f. Finally Choose Create bucket.

 

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2. How to Upload an Object to a bucket?

 

STEPS:

 

a. In the Buckets list, Select the bucket that you want to upload your object to.
b. On the Objects tab for your bucket, choose Upload.
c. Under Files and folders, choose to add  Files.
d. Choose a file to upload, and then choose Open.
e. Choose Upload.

You’ve successfully uploaded an object to your bucket.

 

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3. How to Download an object from a bucket?

 

STEPS:

a. Select the bucket, And choose the object that you want to download.
b. The object overview opens.
c. On the Details tab, review information about your object.
d. To download the object to your computer, choose Object actions and choose Download.

You’ve successfully downloaded your object.

 

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4. How to copy an object to a folder?

 

STEPS:

 

a. Select the bucket and Choose Create folder and configure a new folder and give a folder name.
b. For the folder encryption setting, choose None and Choose Save.
c. Navigate to the Amazon S3 bucket or folder that contains the objects that you want to copy.
d. Select the check box to the left of the names of the objects that you want to copy.
e. Choose Actions and choose Copy from the list of options that appears.

Alternatively, choose Copy from the options in the upper right.

f. Choose the destination folder:

> Choose Browse S3.
> Choose the option button to the left of the folder name.
> To navigate into a folder and choose a subfolder as your destination, choose the folder name.
> Choose Choose destination.

The path to your destination folder appears in the Destination box. In Destination, you can alternately enter your destination path, for example, s3://bucket-name/folder-name/.

g. In the bottom right, choose Copy.
h. Amazon S3 moves your objects to the destination folder.

 

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5. Deleting objects and buckets

 

Steps: For Emptying your bucket

 

a. In order To empty a bucket
b. Select the bucket that you want to empty, and then choose Empty.
c. To confirm that you want to empty the bucket and delete all the objects in it, in Empty bucket, enter the name of the bucket.

Note: Emptying the bucket cannot be undone.

d. To empty the bucket and delete all the objects in it, and choose Empty.
e. To return to your bucket list, choose Exit.

 

Steps: For Deleting an object

 

a. In Order to delete an object.
b. Select the check box to the left of the names of the objects that you want to delete.
c. Choose Actions and choose Delete from the list of options that appears.

Alternatively, choose Delete from the options in the upper right.

d. Enter deletes if asked to confirm that you want to delete these objects.
e. Choose Delete objects in the bottom right and Amazon S3 deletes the specified objects.

 

Steps: For Deleting your bucket

 

a. After you empty your bucket or delete all the objects from your bucket, you can delete your bucket.
b. To delete a bucket, in the Buckets list, select the bucket.
c. Choose Delete.
d. To confirm the deletion, in the Delete bucket, enter the name of the bucket.

Note: Deleting a bucket cannot be undone. Bucket names are unique. If you delete your bucket, another AWS user can use the name. If you want to continue to use the same bucket name, don’t delete your bucket. Instead, empty and keep the bucket.

e. To delete your bucket, choose Delete bucket.

 

 

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To know more click https://docs.aws.amazon.com/s3/?id=docs_gateway