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Web Hosting on Amazon S3 - Introduction

As mentioned, Amazon’s Simple Storage Service provides a simple web server to access any file that is stored in their storage cloud which means that these files can be accessed directly via a web browser or if "Read" permission is set for All Users. With Bucket Explorer, hosting your website is now very easy and hassle free.

You can perform the following web hosting operations:

  • Use Amazon S3 for hosting web pages and media files : With Bucket Explorer, you can host media files on Amazon S3. Check the link for more details about Amazon S3 for Hosting Web Pages and Media Files .
  • Use Amazon S3 as an image hosting service : You can use Amazon S3 as an image hosting service which allows you to call your images from Amazon S3 instead of calling them from your hosting server. Click the link to get more details about Image Hosting Service .
  • Use Amazon S3 to host flash website, movies, and presentations from Amazon S3 : With Bucket Explorer, you can use Amazon S3 to host flash website, movies, and presentations from Amazon S3. Check the link to get more details about Host flash website, movies, and presentations from Amazon S3 .
  • Hosting your iTunes on Amazon S3 : Bucket Explorer also allows you to host your iTunes library on Amazon S3 eliminating the common problems you may encounter if you own a digital music library. Check the link to get more details about Host iTunes on Amazon S3 .
  • Streaming FLV Video from CloudFront : You can display a flash demo, video or any animated files on your website using Bucket Explorer. Click on the link to get more details about Stream FLV Video from CloudFront .
  • Virtual Hosting of Bucket on Amazon S3 : You can use your own domain name in an Amazon S3 Bucket to host your website. Check the link to get more details about Virtual Hosting of Bucket .