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Amazon S3 - Standard Storage Class

STANDARD Storage class is an Amazon S3 Storage Option that replicates objects on multiple devices across multiple data centers in a geographical region. It is also the default Amazon S3 Storage Type defined for an S3 object. Amazon S3 standard storage is architected to provide 99.999999999% durability and to sustain the concurrent loss of data in two facilities. Amazon S3 standard storage is very reliable for backup of your important data.

You can upload file(s) as Standard Storage Class Type by sending the PUT Object request either using Amazon S3 API PUT Object OR using Bucket Explorer User Interface. To use Amazon S3 API, you will need to write your own software program, however, if you do not want to write your program, you can use Bucket Explorer User Interface to upload file(s) using mouse clicks.

The below two sections describe how you can Upload file(s) as Standard Storage Class Type using the PUT Object request in your code or using Bucket Explorer.

1. Upload file(s) as Standard Storage Class Type using Amazon REST API- PUT Object

To create Object, you can request PUT Object. To store an Object using Standard storage, you can set x-amz-storage-class request header to STANDARD. To authenticate the request, you need to have WRITE permissions on a Bucket.


PUT / ObjectName HTTP/1.1
Host: BucketName
Date: date
Authorization: signatureValue

2. Upload file(s) as Standard Storage Class Type using Bucket Explorer

STANDARD is the default value for the Storage Class Type. If you do not assign a Storage Class Type while uploading files from local to Amazon S3, it will automatically be set to STANDARD Storage Class type.

To get more details, click here Upload S3 File - PUT Object