Amazon S3

Object storage built to store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere

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.

Introduction to Amazon S3 (4:31)

Use Cases

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
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Amazon S3

Object storage service that offers industry-leading scalability, data availability, security, and performance.

5GB in the S3 Standard storage class

20,000 Get Requests


2,000 Put, Copy, Post, or List Requests
Amazon S3 Pricing

Learn More About Amazon S3

Browse through our collection of videos to learn more about Amazon S3

  • Videos
  • Tutorials
  • Training Courses
  • Videos
  • 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)
  • Tutorials
  • 10-Minute Tutorials

    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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  • Training Courses
  • 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.

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    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. 

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    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.

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    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.

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AWS Free Tier

The AWS Free Tier offers users an opportunity to explore products for free, with offers including products that are always free, free for 12 months, and short-term free trials.

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