Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
What Is AWS S3?
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is high-speed, scalable, and web-based cloud storage service. It is designed to help businesses with online backup and archiving of their data. With AWS S3, you can store, retrieve, and backup your valuable business records at any time and from any device.
AWS S3 is suitable for organizations operating at any scale. The cloud storage service is designed keeping a minimum feature set, making web-scale computing simpler for developers. One of the biggest reasons why more and more businesses are switching to S3 is that it provides 99.99% durability for all objects stored within the service. It also supports multiple security and compliance certifications to further enhance data management. AWS describes the S3 environment to be a flat structure where the users create buckets, and these buckets store objects in the cloud