AWS and Amazon S3
Amazon Web Services is a general reference to all of Amazon’s cloud services. One of the most popular and important AWS offerings is Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3).
Amazon S3 is a user-friendly, cost-effective service that provides durable, secure, and scalable storage to developers and IT teams. Amazon S3’s simple web interface allows users to retrieve data from any location on the web – in any quantity – and can be used in conjunction with third-party repositories and gateways, as well as other Amazon tools. Amazon S3 is an effective object storage solution for many uses, including back up and archiving, content distribution, cloud applications, big data analytics, and disaster recovery.
Many businesses and organizations have considered Amazon S3 for large content storage, distribution and ingest – but uploading large files to S3 can be problematic unless your data center is located close to one of Amazon’s. Though Amazon provides a few options for transferring data digitally, when it comes to large files and data sets, latency is a serious issue.
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