Amazon S3: Data Replication and Bucket Key Encryption

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This lesson explores two different Amazon S3 features: the replication of data between buckets and bucket key encryption when working with SSE-KMS to protect your data. You will learn how Amazon S3 replication works, when to use it, and some of the configurable options. We'll also look at how S3 Bucket Keys can be used to reduce costs when using SSE-KMS.

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Learning Objectives

The objectives of this lesson are to explain:

  • How Amazon S3 replication works, when you might use it, and some of the configurable options
  • How S3 Bucket Keys can be used to reduce costs when using SSE-KMS

Intended Audience

This lesson has been designed for those who support, operate, and architect solutions involving Amazon S3.


As a prerequisite to this lesson, it would be advantageous to have a working knowledge of Amazon S3, including some basic understanding of S3 security and management features. 


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