August 8th, 2007
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Currently, I mainly submit picture and movie galleries to large TGP's such as TheHun, Thumbzilla and the like.Although I have 1 TB (1024 GB) of bandwidth for my hosting account and quite a fast host, bandwidth costs and availability/speed always remains an issue for me. This is especially an issue when I get up to 200,000 visitors in a very short time from a listing at TheHun, for example.
Some weeks back, I heard about Amazon's S3 (Simple Storage System) which promised to provide unlimited storage. Frankly, this made me a little curious.
What are the main features of this service? Let's take a look at how Amazon describes S3: …Amazon S3 provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any