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Amazon S3 – More Than 449 Billion Objects

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As of the end of the second quarter of 2011, Amazon S3 holds more than 449 billion objects and processes up to 290,000 requests per second for them at peak times. Here’s a chart:

No matter how you look at it, that’s a lot of objects! Here are a few ways to put it into perspective:

— Jeff;

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Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.