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Amazon S3

Amazon S3



This is the S3 part of the Amazon S3/EC2 presentation

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    Amazon S3 Amazon S3 Presentation Transcript

    • Amazon S3/EC2 Thomas Fankhänel, Dominik Hurtienne, Georg Wicherski Web Technologies – Prof. Dr. Ulrik Schroeder – WS 2010/11 The slides are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
    • Overview
      • AWS (amazon web services) offers over
      • 20 different web services
      • The Amazon Cloud is one of the
      • largest clouds on the web
      • Founded in 2002
      • Amazon S3 (Amazon S imple S torage S ervice) is a scalable and fast way for data storage
      • Amazon EC2 (Amazon E lastic C omputing C loud) provides computing capacity
      • Trivia: Wikileaks used AWS to manage traffic spikes during the recent disclosures of secret data
      Web Technologies
    • Amazon S3: Basics
      • Amazon account and a credit card is sufficient to use S3
      • Write, read, delete objects from 1 byte up to 5 terabytes
      • Objects can be stored in different regions
      • (US Standard, US West, EU, Asia Pacific)
      • Uses standards-based REST and SOAP interfaces
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    • Amazon S3: Features & Use Cases
      • Multipart Upload
      • Common use cases:
        • Storage and distribution
        • data analysis
        • periodic backups
      • Grant, restrict access to certain parties
      • Various download protocols (HTTP, BitTorrent, ...)
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    • Amazon S3: Basic Operations
      • Manually uploading a file by using the AWS Management Console
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    • Amazon S3: REST
      • Example Authentication Amazon S3 REST Request
      • The Authorization Header consists of:
      • The AWSAccessKeyID is a 20-character, alphanumeric string that uniquely identifies an AWS accout
      Web Technologies
    • Amazon S3: Signature
      • Pseudo grammar for the construction of the Authorization Header
      • The SecretAccessKeyID is a 40-character string that should be known only by you and AWS
      Web Technologies
    • Amazon S3: REST
      • E xample Object GET
      • Example Object PUT
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    • Amazon S3: REST
      • E xample Fetch Access Control
      • Example Delete
      • Using the alternate x-amz-date methode to specify the date
      Web Technologies
    • Amazon S3: REST
      • E xample Upload
      • Using the x-amz methodes to add meta-data
      • x-amz‘s are automatically sorted
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    • Amazon S3: Pricing Web Technologies
    • Amazon S3: Summary
      • Easy, reliable way to store data
      • Can handle traffic spikes
      • Highly scalable
      • Fast growing cloud
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