felix's blog

Simple Storage Service (S3)

  1. Deleting billions objects can be expensive if you call the delete APIs. The List call is what costs. In theory if you know where the sources are you can delete everything for free. Another option is to set the expiry time=now.
  2. Keys are case-sensitive
  3. Paths are fake. /builds/1/installer.exe is the name of the key there are no directories.