Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Amazon improves storage service

Amazon is adding a new capability to help Web developers build applications to access data they store in its S3 cloud service.
 
 
 
 
The capability is called Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS). According to Amazon, CORS defines a way for client Web applications that are loaded in one domain to interact with resources in a different domain.
 
Amazon says S3 lets customers store objects full of data in buckets, with each object holding up to 5 TB of data.  A Web services interface can retrieve any amount of data, and, because it’s on the Web, from anywhere.
 
A competing service is Google Storage for Developers.
 
 

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Howard Solomon
Howard Solomon
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@] soloreporter.com

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