What can I do with Amazon S3?

Amazon S3 stores data as objects within resources called "buckets". You can store as many objects as you want within a bucket, and write, read, and delete objects in your bucket. Objects can be up to 5 terabytes in size. Amazon S3 helps you in -

Storage Management

Amazon S3 makes it easy to manage your data by giving you actionable insight to your data usage patterns and the tools to manage your storage with management policies. All of these management capabilities can be easily administered using the Amazon S3 APIs or the AWS Management Console.

Query in Place

With suite of tools that make analyzing and processing large amounts of data in the cloud faster, including ways to optimize and integrate existing workflows with Amazon S3.

Flexible Data Transfer

Amazon has a suite of data migration tools that make migrating data into the cloud faster, including ways to optimize or replace your network, and ways to integrate existing workflows with S3.

Security & Access Management

S3 supports multiple access control mechanisms, as well as encryption for both secure transit and secure storage at rest. With Amazon S3’s data protection features, you can help protect your data from both logical and physical failures, and guard against data loss from unintended user actions, application errors, and infrastructure failures. The various data security and reliability features offered by Amazon S3 are flexible access control mechanisms,VPC Endpoints, encryption. Amazon S3 also supports logging of requests made against your Amazon S3 resources.

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