Amazon S3 for Application Storage

Hosting content in the cloud can seem like a daunting task – but Amazon S3 makes life very simple for those needing cloud based storage.  At the heart of Amazon’s cloud based solutions, they provide three principle services.  Amazon EC2 (East Coast 2) is a virtual server farm where you can run virtual servers (other […]

Amazon S3 Error – The specified key does not exist

Have you ever gotten a similar error when trying to retrieve a file from Amazon’s S3 storage? <Error> <Code>NoSuchKey</Code> <Message>The specified key does not exist.</Message> <Key>path/to/some/file</Key> <RequestId>hdhjdkksd8876ahks</RequestId> <HostI d>zxC3jbF8sdfoiklasd9f9asdfiasldo8oy8KF8F7f9dj784JuTx7PvdyNv18UcVDoT5inwG8hL</HostId> </Error>   Well this error is actually rather straight forward.  it simply means that your file does not exist up within the S3 bucket.  Several things […]

Amazon S3 for Application Storage

Hosting content in the cloud can seem like a daunting task – but Amazon S3 makes life very simple for those needing cloud based storage.  At the heart of Amazon’s cloud based solutions, they provide three principal services. Amazon EC2 Amazon SQS Amazon S3 Amazon EC2 (East Coast 2) is a virtual server farm where […]

AccessDenied error on an asset in Amazon S3 Storage

Have you ever seen this error while interacting with your assests through the Amazon S3 storage? <Error> <Code>AccessDenied</Code> <Message>AccessDenied</Message> <RequestId>B9EE5C8B93FF7210</RequestId> <HostId>DqW6EksDls0seRl+TscPrIMd8MtX14GVYwk3Sb5erKN+nyc5UXV5lAEYBZWFkjL7</HostId> </Error> Well – I sure have… a lot… This error can mean a few things… but more then likely it is one of two most probably causes. The file does not exist The file […]

Using S3Fox to manage your files in Amazon’s S3 storage

If you work within Amazon’s S3 bucket storage then you probably already know about S3Fox.  If you don’t know about it – then this is a tool you will want to get. S3Fox in it’s simplest form acts just like an FTP client.  Plain and simple.  What it allows you to do is get, put […]