Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) is a web service which provides storage and various interfaces for accessing data stored there.

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How to automate regular google takeout backups to cloud storage

I would like create a regular google takeout backups (let's say every 3 months) and store them encrypted in some other cloud storage like DropBox or S3. It does not have to be cloud-to-cloud ...
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Can't connect to S3 using cyberduck

I'm trying to connect to my S3 bucket using cyberduck. I select S3 from the dropdown. Input into server name: {bucket-name}.s3.amazonaws.com Access key ID and Secret Access Key into the next two ...
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How upload files larger than 5GB to Amazon S3 in Windows?

I need to send some SQL Server files from my Windows Server 2008 to Amazon S3. After doing some researches I found some programs that do that, but it (the freewares) can't : send files larger than ...
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Alternative to Amazon's S3 service? [closed]

Just wondering if there is good alternative to Amazon's S3 service? I like S3 but the bandwidth cost is high. I looked at CouldFiles from Rackspace but the cost is even higher. I don't mind ...
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How do I backup all the photos I have in Picasa 3 to Amazon S3?

I have thousands of photos that I would like to push to Amazon S3. Picasa has them all indexed, but they are spread all over my computer and a USB drive. How do I backup all the photos I have in ...
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AWS S3 cp does not download 40 GB file

I just uploaded a 40GB backup file from my linux EC2 machine to an S3 bucket. However when I want to download it the aws command ends with no message and nothing was copied. Here is my command: ...
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Can't get instances of a video (mp4) to play in multiple tabs in Chrome

I have a mp4 that I would like to play in Chrome. The mp4 is stored on s3 and has a url like http://bucket.s3.amazonaws.com/vid.mp4 Now when I put that url into Chrome 27.0.1453.94 the video plays. ...
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How to know when a file was deleted from Amazon S3?

Some files in our S3 bucket have been deleted (unintentionally). Is there a way to find out when or who deleted these files? Is there a log file or website that might contain this information.
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Sync local files to S3 similar to Robocopy

I am looking for a way to synchronize an entire local folder structure to Amazon S3, similar to how one might synchronize two folders using Robocopy. Whatever solution I come up with needs to be ...
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https proxy s3 aws via nginx with pagespeed

I'm trying to setup pagespeed to proxy s3 files via nginx. I want to "save" the files on amazon s3; The story I want is: User A 1. nginx serves page to user; and rewrites all ...
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How to get the last time a particular file was downloaded from S3

I was wondering if there is a way to get the last downloaded time on of an S3 object. I had a use case where I need this data to decide whether to remove a file if its not downloaded for a set period. ...
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Tar a very large file directly to a drive

I was running my code to download some data on the Amazon cloud. The instance that I was running had an 8GB storage that I had bought with it plus 140GB extra instance storage (sort of plugged in as a ...
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How to use FFMPEG to transcode mp4 video for http stream in Amazon S3?

I want to use FFMPEG to transcode my mp4 video for http streaming on Amazon S3 without downloading. However, with reference to this post, I still cannot get it streaming: ffmpeg -i input.avi -c:v ...
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Arq app — Merge a backup folder from a fresh install

context I'm using Arq app, my disk have 2 partitions, os and data, the partition I'm backing up is data. added the content under data partition to backup and waited for the data upload to complete ...
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how to access an s3 bucket given user name and keys?

a friend gave me information on his s3 bucket, so I can look at his logs: user name access key secret key A lot of the material I have is to access your own bucket, but how do people share a ...
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Initiate restore of directory hierarchy in Glacier to S3?

Using software that runs under Linux, is there a way to initiate a restore from Glacier to S3 of an entire directory hierarchy? The files are transferred to Glacier using a S3 bucket lifecycle rule. ...
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What desktop app can sync Amazon S3 with an FTP folder?

What I'm trying to do is migrate large files off my web site to S3.
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Allow a group to upload files on an Amazon S3 bucket

After a group trip abroad, I would like to gather the photos & videos that everybody took. I have an Amazon S3 account, how can I use it to allow people to send files to it ? Most people in the ...
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amazon beanstalk and local files

I have a web application in PHP that accepts image uploads from a user interface (sent using some javascript). The PHP application processes the image and saves to disk several different versions and ...
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Can I use rsync for backing up at Amazon S3

I have bought some space from evbackup which provides me FTP, rsync and SSH. But I have also read that Amazon S3 can also be used to backups. So I am really confused that do Amazon give FTP access ...
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Uploading files to S3 account from linux command prompt

I've got several large files sitting in my linux hosted account that I need to upload to my S3 account. I dont want to download them first and then upload it into S3. Is there any way I can "upload" ...
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Where are these S3 requests coming from?

I've recently been working to create a CentOS 6.4 Amazon machine image (AMI) from scratch to be used as a base image for running Postfix email services on EC2. In my quest to learn the process, I ...
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Find out who delete the file

Hi we are using the S3 on AWS. and there are several people who have access to that box, however, everyone has to log in as the same user/ubuntu. I was doing some work, zipping a big file using ...
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GPG program not found on OS X

Trying to run s3cmd on my mac book air, receiving the following message. Success. Your access key and secret key worked fine :-) Now verifying that encryption works... ERROR: Test failed: GPG ...
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Transfer file to Amazon S3 from web server

How do I transfer a tarball from my web server (e.g. http://example.com/backup.tar.gz) to an Amazon S3 bucket? Do I have to download it locally and upload it?
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Subversion repository on Amazon S3

Is it possible to put a subversion repository on Amazon S3. I found SvnToS3 on google code but that project seems dead.
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Amazon S3 GUI client for OS X [closed]

I'm looking for a good GUI client for Amazon S3. On Windows I used Cloudberry Explorer and I would like to know if there's anything like that for Mac OS X.
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Time machine backup on S3

Is there any possibility to use Amazon S3 for Mac OS X time machine backups? Or in other words: Use S3 rather an external hard disk for time machine backups?
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Replacing Dropbox with: Amazon S3 + SSL + GPG/TrueCrypt + Mounting on OSX ?? [closed]

So, right now we're using Dropbox to share various data files around between approximately 10 Mac OS X systems. However, we already have an S3 account and everyone on the lowest Dropbox plan of ...
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What actually is Amazon EC2's 'pay per hour' for on demand instances?

I'm thinking to host my ROR website on Amazon EC2. I wont be needing a S3 as of now. But when I check the their pricing it's like Micro - $0.020 per Hour I don't get this per hour billing.My ...
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How to know what are in a file and what aren't in another?

I doing a nrpe check for my nagios about the files that I backup, sending to Amazon S3. I have two files then, s3, which list all my files that are in Amazon already. And local which list all my files ...
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Should i use AWS IAM or my root credentials for my webapp access to S3 bucket?

I have a webapp that requires uploading/deleting/reading files inside a S3 bucket. What I did was I created a brand new Amazon WebServices (aka AWS) account. Let's call this AWS account ...
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S3 usage reports per bucket

Are there any good AWS Usage Report parsers that will separate S3 usage per bucket, in a more human-readable form? Right now, you can export the usage exports into an XML or CSV file, but these are ...
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A decent S3 bucket manager for Ubuntu

I'm looking for a decent S3 bucket manager for Ubuntu (Gnome). I prefer it to integrate with Nautilus so it will look like just any other drive (a la WebDAV) but so far I haven't been able to find ...
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Adding a disk to an Amazon EC2 instance

I am using Amazon EC2 instance where I have low disk space [root@ip-10-59-143-73 ~]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvde1 5.7G 3.3G 2.3G 60% / none ...
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How sync files with s3cmd to Amazon S3, check if sent and remove locally?

I'm trying to use Amazon S3 service to store logs from my applications. Given /user/bin/s3cmd --help tells me what I need to know how send the files: s3cmd --help usage: s3cmd [options] COMMAND ...
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Why can't I connect to my Amazon S3 storage with two of my three clients?

I use Transmit, Cyberduck, and Espresso, all of which support connecting to Amazon S3. But for some reason, I can only connect to my S3 storage successfully in Transmit; Cyberduck and Espresso both ...
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Parallel upload of directory structure with small files to Amazon S3

How can I efficiently upload a big directory structure with many files to Amazon S3 from OSX? I would like to make parallel uploads.
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s3cmd: how to copy files from local to S3 bucket with existing structure

I'm trying to copy files with s3cmd to a bucket with an existing folder structure. Both structures already exist both on local dev machine and in the bucket. The folders structure is as follows ...
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Can I prevent Jungle Disk's “Compressing Backup Database” process from spiking my CPU?

Every time my scheduled backup runs, it spikes my CPU usage up to 100%, literally freezing everything else I'm doing. It is only during the 'Compressing Backup Database' part of the backup process ...
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How to upload big files to S3 on a flaky connection?

I have a bunch of files (between 500MB and 7GB) that I need uploaded to an S3 bucket. My connection is very flaky. I tried uploading a 500MB file via s3cmd but it timed out after it was 91% done ...
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Amazon S3 Recover Deleted File

Is it possible to recover a file I deleted from my S3 bucket?
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Would it be okay to use the Amazon S3 for personal use? [closed]

I understand that AWS is meant for corporate use, but I just thought about using the S3 for personal backups, and by using their calculator it seems like it would be quite cheap in comparison to other ...
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Automating backup of Amazon S3 data - Alternatives to Bucket Commander?

I need to back up an entire Amazon S3 110 GB bucket on an automatic basis, to a location only accessible to me. We do not store data physically, all our data is in the cloud, so what I am looking for ...
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Why is my iPad connecting to S3 and using lots of bandwidth? [closed]

I noticed my connection has been extremely slow lately at some random times. I figured someone in my house was torrenting, so I booted up tcpdump on the router. What I found out is that it appears ...
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How can I download a copy of an S3 public data set?

i was naively assuming I could do something like s3cmd sync s3://snap-d203feb5 /var/tmp/copy but I seem to have the wrong idea of how to go about this. I cannot even get a simple thing to work; ...
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Cloud based backup solutions based on open standards?

I am looking for a solution to backup and consolidate important media from a couple Windows laptops and Mac laptop. I would like a solutions that based on open standards, so my data isn't trapped by ...
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can i create a symlink from an ec2 disk to S3 bucket?

Is it possible to create a symlink from a file on the local disk of a windows machine in ec2 so that it is actually stored in an S3 bucket? MSMQ wants to write our queue to a local disk and this ...
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I can't resolve s3 dns from time-to-time

I'm using the .net SDK to talk to S3, but too often I get the following exception: The remote name could not be resolved: 's3.amazonaws.com' I'm using the two standard OpenDNS DNS servers, and ...
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What free method would you recommend for mounting an Amazon S3 bucket on OS X 10.6?

It seems s3fs is broken on Snow Leopard ( http://mark.aufflick.com/blog/2007/10/28/leopard-amazon-s3-network-storage ) Does anyone know of a free (and preferably open source) way to mount a bucket so ...