Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) - A Highly Economical, Simple and Easy-to-Use Data Store with Amazing Features
April 29, 2021

Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) - A Highly Economical, Simple and Easy-to-Use Data Store with Amazing Features

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review

Overall Satisfaction with Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service)

We are using Amazon S3 for various purposes. We are using it to store backups, to store logs, to store audit trails, to store artefacts, to store website images and to store some other data required by the application. It is being used more like central storage that is economical to serve the purpose of data storage.
  • Fast as Key-Value Store.
  • Save as many data as you want.
  • Cheap.
  • Easy to use.
  • Versioning.
  • Ability to create events.
  • Object searching.
  • Filter data by suffix.
  • More fast and economical query method.
  • Saves money.
  • Solves a lot of problems.
  • Helps application and operations work more efficiently using its different features.
  • Saves time.

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It is best when you want to store a lot of data like backups, data lakes, logs, etc. It saves a lot of money. It also provides archiving facility. You can also enable versioning on objects which can help in versioning builds and artefacts. You can use it to enable events to do something upon data creation or deletion on it. Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) is a great service that serves a lot of purposes. You can use it to store data in many formats like jpg, gzip, txt, csv, parquet, avro, etc.
Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) shouldn't be used if you're looking for storage like RDBMS or NoSQL.

Using Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service)

AWS Lambda, Amazon Web Services, Grammarly, Atlassian Confluence, Splunk On-Call (Formerly VictorOps)

Evaluating Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) and Competitors

All other alternatives are also good but as our infrastructure was on AWS, Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) was a better choice due to its better integration with other AWS services. It was serving the purpose in an economical way. All of our needs were being fulfilled by that tool so went with that.