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S3 Storage Capacity


How do I increase the storage capacity of an S3 bucket I use to store backups of a database. I believe it has a 12GB capacity right now and I would like to double that.

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There is no need to increase the storage capacity of an S3 bucket, please see below:

Amazon S3 FAQs

Q: How much data can I store in Amazon S3?

The total volume of data and number of objects you can store are unlimited. Individual Amazon S3 objects can range in size from a minimum of 0 bytes to a maximum of 5 TB. The largest object that can be uploaded in a single PUT is 5 GB. For objects larger than 100 MB, customers should consider using the Multipart Upload capability.

Bucket restrictions and limitations

Objects and bucket limitations

There is no max bucket size or limit to the number of objects that you can store in a bucket. You can store all of your objects in a single bucket, or you can organize them across several buckets. However, you can't create a bucket from within another bucket.

Conclusion - you can store unlimited amount of data within your S3 bucket.

Hope this helps.

answered 17 days ago

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