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Working With Amazon S3 Lifecycle Configurations

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Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
23m
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Description

In this course, we will discuss AWS S3 Lifecycle configurations, a tool to automate the movement and deletion of content through S3 storage classes. If you’re looking for information on how to create Lifecycle configurations, this is the course for you!

Learning Objectives

  • What a Lifecycle configuration is
  • Why Lifecycle configurations are beneficial 
  • How to create a Lifecycle configuration
  • The limitations of Lifecycle configurations

Intended Audience

This course has been created for those looking to better manage their storage lifecycle and S3 storage costs or those already planning on implementing or using Lifecycle configurations that may need more information on how they work.

Prerequisites

To get the most from this course, you should have a strong understanding of S3, including knowledge of storage classes, multipart uploads, object versioning, object tags, and prefixes. Familiarity with XML and JSON will help you understand some of the practical parts of this course. For more information on the S3 service, check out existing content here: Deep Dive: Amazon S3.

Transcript

Hello and welcome to this course, which will explain the ins and outs of S3 lifecycle configurations. 

Before we begin, I’d like to introduce myself - my name is Alana Layton and I’m an AWS content creator here at Cloud Academy. Feel free to connect with me to ask any questions using the details shown on the screen. Alternatively, you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an e-mail to support@cloudacademy.com where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.

This course has been created for those that are looking to better manage their storage lifecycle and S3 storage costs, or those already planning on implementing or using lifecycle configurations that may need a bit more information on how they work. 

By the end of this course, you will have a greater understanding of: 

  • what a lifecycle configuration is
  • why they are beneficial, 
  • how to create a lifecycle configuration, and 
  • the limitations of lifecycle configurations

To get the most out of this course, you should have a strong understanding of S3, including knowledge on storage classes, multipart uploads, object versioning, object tags, and prefixes. Familiarity with XML and JSON will help as well to better understand some of the practical parts of this course. For more information on the S3 service, check out existing content here: 

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As a result, minor discrepancies may appear in the course content over time.  Here at Cloud Academy, we strive to keep our content up to date in order to provide the best training available. So, if you notice any information that is outdated, please contact support@cloudacademy.com.  This will allow us to update the course during its next release cycle. Thank you!

About the Author

Alana Layton is an experienced technical trainer, technical content developer, and cloud engineer living out of Seattle, Washington. Her career has included teaching about AWS all over the world, creating AWS content that is fun, and working in consulting. She currently holds six AWS certifications. Outside of Cloud Academy, you can find her testing her knowledge in bar trivia, reading, or training for a marathon.