Amazon S3

Amazon just released a new web service, S3, this week.  I’ll admit that I have the urge to write something that makes use of it.  There are quite a few people bitching about it on various forums, saying that the price a too steep if you’re going to store hundreds of GB; that may be true, but how many people are really going to do that??  I could see myself using a couple GB, and at $0.15/GB per month it seems quite cheap.  The fact that there are no startup fees and you pay only for what you store/transfer make it very appealing.





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