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Amazon S3 screenshotsAmazon S3 offers a easy web applications front-end that can be used to shop and retrieve any amount of information, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any developer access to the same highly scalable, robust, quickly, inexpensive information disk space infrastructure that Amazon uses to run its own global network of sites. The solution aims to maximize benefits of scale and to pass those benefits on to programmers. See also Amazon S3 alternatives

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Amazon S3 stores arbitrary objects up to 5 terabytes in size, each accompanied by up to 2 kilobytes of metadata. Objects are organized into buckets (each owned by an Amazon Web Applications or Aws account), and identified within each bucket by a unique, user-assigned key. Amazon Machine Pictures (amis) which are modified in the Elastic Compute Cloud (ec2) can be exported to S3 as bundles.

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Buckets and objects can be created, listed, and retrieved using either a Rest-style Http front-end or a Soap front-end. Besides, objects can be downloaded using the Http Get front-end and the Bittorrent protocol.

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Every item in a bucket can also be served up as a Bittorrent feed. The S3 shop can act as a seed host for a torrent and any Bittorrent client can retrieve the file. This drastically reduces the bandwidth costs for the download of popular objects. While the use of Bittorrent does reduce bandwidth, Aws does not provide native bandwidth limiting and as such users have no access to automated cost control. This can lead to users on the 'free-tier' S3 or small hobby users to amass dramatic bills.

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