A Cloud Guru - Certified Solutions Architect Associate - S3 101

29 Apr 2018

S3 - Simple Storage Service

Data Consistency Model for S3

S3 is a simple key value store

S3 Objects consist of the following:

S3 Basics

Storage Tiers

S3 Storage Tiers

Feature Standard Standard - Infrequently Accessed Reduced Redundancy Storage
Availability 99.999999999% 99.999999999% 99.99%
Concurrent facility fault tolerance 2 2 1
SSL Support Yes Yes Yes
First Byte Latency Milliseconds Milliseconds Milliseconds
Lifecycle Management Policies Yes Yes Yes

Glacier

S3 vs Glacier

Feature Standard Standard - Infrequently Accessed Amazon Glacier
Availability 99.999999999% 99.999999999% 99.999999999%
Designed for Availability 99.99% 99.9% NA
Minimum Object Size NA 128KB NA
Minimum Storage Duration NA 30 days 90 days
Retrieval Fee NA per GB per GB
First Byte Latency Milliseconds Milliseconds select minutes or hours
Storage Class Object Level Object Level Object Level
Lifecycle Transitions Yes Yes Yes

S3 - Charges

S3 Transfer Acceleration

S3 Exam Tips

S3 Versioning Exam Tips

S3 Cross-Region Replication Exam Tips

S3 Lifecycle Management Exam Tips