Easy Web-Scale Computing with Amazon Simple Storage Services
Author : OST Agency
In such a technology relevant world, Cloud computing technology has become a vital requirement of today’s business structure. Cloud computing is an effective method of utilization of available IT resources and hosting services. It is a recommended option for cutting IT costs and securing an open environment.
Recently OpenSource Technologies has launched a dream project for one of its valuable clients. Project named “Dream Timeline” and is an ambitious web application for us too. We have utilized cloud services of Amazon, also popular as Amazon Simple Storage Services for the hosting of project.
Outstanding features of Amazon Simple Storage Services:
Amazon S3 provides a highly durable storage infrastructure designed for mission-critical and primary data storage. Files are redundantly stored on multiple devices across multiple facilities in an Amazon S3 Region.
- Incremental backup that minimize the bandwidth usage
- Storage of the documents and metadata into one or more locations (USA, Europe, Asia etc.)
- Configurable scheduling and upload policies
- Email notification with backup reports
- Authentication mechanisms are provided to ensure that data is kept secure from unauthorized access
Amazon S3 Pricing
Pay only for what you use. Simply you will need to pay only for the resources you have utilized. You can easily estimate your monthly bill using the AWS Simple Monthly Calculator (A free available tool by Amazon).