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Amazon S3 is probably the most heavily used storage service that is provided by AWS simply down to the fact that it can be a great fit for many different use cases, as well as integrating with many different AWS services. In this learning path, I will deep dive into all things S3 related to cover the following learning objectives via our courses and hands-on labs:

Learning Objectives

To provide a solid understanding of Amazon S3, covering the following features and components:

  • An overview of Amazon S3
  • Storage classes
  • S3 versioning
  • Server-access logging
  • Static website hosting
  • Object-level logging
  • Default encryption
  • Object lock
  • Transfer Acceleration
  • Events
  • Requester pays
  • Resource ownership
  • Access policies
  • Scaling using access points
  • Managing public access
  • Access analyzer
  • Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
  • Encryption mechanisms including SSE-S3, SSE-KMS, SSE-C, CSE-KSM and CSE-C
  • Bucket key encryption
  • Data replication
  • Costs

Intended Audience

This learning path has been designed for those who are responsible for maintaining, managing, and securing data when using Amazon S3. It would also be advantageous to Solution Architects and those looking to take an Associate or Professional level AWS certification.


You should have a basic understanding of AWS core services 


Your certificate for this learning path

Learning Path Steps


This course introduces the Amazon S3: Deep Dive learning path and what to expect from it.


This course introduces you to arguably the most widely used storage service within AWS, the Amazon Simple Storage Service, more commonly known as Amazon S3.


Learn to create your first Amazon S3 bucket, create a logical folder for organizational purposes, and upload content to it and set custom metadata using the S3 console


This course will look at some of the management and bucket property features that Amazon S3 has to offer, and how you can use them to maintain and control your data.


You can easily and inexpensively use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host a website that uses client-side technologies (such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) and does not require server-side technologies (such as PHP and ASP.NET). This type of site is called a st...


This course introduces the different security controls and methods that have been built into Amazon S3 to protect your data and enhance your overall security posture.


You will learn the steps to create and apply AWS S3 Bucket Policies with embedded conditions to restrict a user's ability to perform specific functions within S3 Buckets.  


In this course, you'll learn about the S3 encryption and decryption process for S3 Managed Keys, KMS Managed Keys, and Customer Provided Keys.


This lab explores how to encrypting S3 objects in AWS using SSE-KMS.


This course 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.


This short course provides an overview of the costs associated with Amazon S3 and Glacier.


Explore the Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) in this hands-on playground lab.


Put your Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) skills to the test in this hands-on lab challenge.

About the Author
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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 90+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 100,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded ‘Expert of the Year Award 2015’ from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.