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May 29 2017   7:02PM GMT

bucket (AWS bucket)

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A bucket is a logical unit of storage in Amazon Web Services (AWS) object storage service, Simple Storage Solution (S3). Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Amazon S3 is an object store, which appears much like raw disk capacity. Customers simply create a ‘bucket’; after doing so, they can put any amount of data in that bucket without deploying anything.” – Alan R. Earls

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Related Terms
Amazon S3
object storage
cloud storage SLA
Amazon Simple Database Service
data lake<

Related Tags
AWS architecture and design
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