Amazon S3 – the retail giant Amazon’s online web storage service, said – it now processes over 500,000 requests per second for objects on its servers at peak times and saw year-on-year growth of 192% – ensuring it grew faster that it did in any year since it launched five years back. As of 2011 end, there are 762 billion objects in Amazon S3.
The blog post also pointed out that, “Where all of these objects coming from? Although the company definitely made it easier to delete objects using Multi-Object Deletion and Object Expiration, we also gave you plenty of ways to upload new objects using Multipart upload, AWS Direct Connect, and AWS Import/Export.”
The company even pointed out the related open positions on its S3 team – Software Development Engineer, Senior Software Development Engineer, Systems Engineer, Senior Product Manager and Director