learning pathDeep Dive: Amazon S3
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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
Stuart Scott
AWS Content Director
Learning Paths

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 150+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 180,000 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.