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Getting Started with Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Amazon and Amazon Web Services via Independent


This 200-level self-paced course introduces you to Amazon S3 and provides you with the knowledge to determine when to use Amazon S3 by reviewing typical use cases and understanding how the service provides object storage for your applications. You explore the basics of Amazon S3 including buckets, objects, and storage classes. It also explains how you are charged for Amazon S3 storage and how to view your billing.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for:

  • Storage engineers
  • Systems administrators
  • Cloud architects
  • Other IT professionals

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Determine when to use Amazon S3
  • Identify buckets, objects and storage classes available in Amazon S3
  • Identify how to view cost and billing for Amazon S3


We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • General AWS knowledge
  • General knowledge of IT storage systems
  • General IT business knowledge



  1. Foundations for Amazon S3
  2. Understanding Charges in Amazon S3
  3. Getting Started with S3 - Assessment


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