AWS: Mount S3 Bucket As Your Local Windows Drive
AWS S3 is an simple storage which grow like anything as per your requirements and huge uploads and downloads. In this post we are going to discuss an option AWS mount s3 bucket as your network drive in windows machine.
This option gives you an flexibility to mount S3 bucket as local drive and upload data and download data.
AWS Mount S3 Bucket as Your Local Drive
Using TntDrive we can archive this mounting S3 bucket as your local drive in windows machine. Software is not a free or opensource its an paid version.
Launch application setup and Click Next
Agree to the License and Click Next
Select Destination path and Click Next
Creates and desktop Icon/Shortcut Click Next
Finish the Installation.
Open tntDrive Application Click on Add New Mapped Drive
Provide Access Key Id and Account Secret
Login to AWS Console and navigate to IAM users. Use existing key access ID and Secret key. You can also create new user with programmatic access provide access to S3.
Enjoy now S3 is accessible as local network drive.
AWS S3 gives you an much cheaper cost and highly scalable storage size. You can upload N numer of files max files size can be 5TB. Verify the S3 storage cost calculator before your using this service.
S3 storage cost is very low for uploads but downloads can be chargeable. Its all HTTP Restful API Calls like PUT, GET, LIST and DELETE.