What is Amazon S3?
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is an object storage service that offers industry-leading scalability, data availability, security, and performance. This means customers of all sizes and industries can use it to store and protect any amount of data for a range of use cases, such as data lakes, websites, cloud-native applications, backups, archive, machine learning, and analytics. Amazon S3 is designed for 99.999999999% (11 9's) of durability, and stores data for millions of customers all around the world.
Build a Data Lake
Run big data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and high-performance computing (HPC) applications to unlock data insights.
Run Cloud-Native Applications
Build fast, powerful mobile and web-based cloud-native apps that scale automatically in a highly available configuration.
Backup and Restore Critical Data
Meet Recovery Time Objectives (RTO), Recovery Point Objectives (RPO), and compliance requirements with S3’s robust replication features.
Archive Data at Low Cost
Move on-premises archives to the low-cost S3 Glacier and S3 Glacier Deep Archive storage classes to eliminate operational complexities.
Amazon S3 on the Free Tier
Learn More About Amazon S3
Browse through our collection of videos to learn more about Amazon S3
Amazon S3: Foundations of Cloud Infrastructure (4:16)
Amazon S3: Data Durability and Global Resiliency (3:15)
Getting started with Amazon S3 - Demo (5:25)
Amazon S3 Storage Classes: Optimized storage for your workload needs (6:03)
Start with these free and simple tutorials to explore Amazon S3
Getting Started Using Amazon S3 Glacier and S3 Glacier Deep Archive
In this tutorial, you will learn how easy it is to begin storing your archive datasets in Amazon S3 Glacier and S3 Glacier Deep Archive.
Store and Retrieve a File with Amazon S3
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an Amazon S3 bucket, upload a file, retrieve the file and delete the file.
Hosting a Static Website Using Amazon S3
In this tutorial, you will learn how to host a static website. We provide instructions and step-by-step walkthroughs on eight topics.
Batch Upload Files to the Cloud
In this tutorial we will help you use the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) to access Amazon S3. You can easily build your own scripts for backing up your files to the cloud and easily retrieve them as needed.
Free Digital Training Courses
Getting Started with Amazon S3
In this curriculum, you acquire the knowledge you need to start using Amazon S3 and review how Amazon S3 integrates with other services for specific use cases. You also gain parctial hands-on experience through a self-paced lab.
Amazon S3 Storage Classes Deep Dive
In this course, you learn about the storage classes available in Amazon S3 and to recognize the similarities and differences amongst the storage classes. You also learn to identify the optimal storage class to use for your workloads.
Managing Amazon S3
In this curriculum, you learn about the techniques that you can use to simplify management of your Amazon S3 storage. You also explore the tools available to monitor your Amazon S3 activity, storage, and performance trends.
Amazon S3 Cost Optimization
In this course, you learn about the techniques you can use to optimize your Amazon S3 costs. You also explore the tools available to understand the costs associated with Amazon S3 and forecast future billing.