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Overview 

The DBSync's Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) connector is built to connect to Amazon S3  for transferring of various sensitive data like files, directory systems from and into S3 cloud storage service. The DBSync's Amazon S3 connector supports the following four operations when connected with Amazon S3.

Upload File : Upload file operation facilitates reading of file from local file system and writing to  Amazon S3 cloud storage 

Upload Directory: Upload directory operation facilitates reading of designated directory from local file system and writing to Amazon S3 cloud storage. 

Download File: Download file operation facilitates reading of file from Amazon S3 cloud storage and writing to local file system.

Download Directory: Download directory facilitates reading of designated directory from Amazon S3 cloud storage and writing to local file system.

Prerequisites

To establish a connection with Amazon Simple Storage Service via DBSync's Amazon S3 connector, User has to do the following.

  • Should have a valid license to DBSync Amazon S3 connector, username and password to connect to DBSync iPaaS platform.
  • You must have your S3 access key id and secret access key.

Connector Configurations

This connector has the following parameters that need to be set during connector configuration, Fill in all the necessary properties so as to open the connection between DBSync and Amazon S3.

Property

Description

Required

Default Value

Class Name

A bucket is a logical unit of storage in Amazon Web Service.

Buckets are used to store objects, which consists of data and metadata which describes the data.

Yes

awsS3Adapter

User Name

Amazon user access key ID

Yes


Password

Amazon user secret access key

Yes 


After a connector is created with in a project, Setup the connector within the project. The DBSync can map to and from the systems that make up our standard connector list and use Amazon S3 connector to retrieve data from or send data to Amazon S3. Click on the connectors hyperlink to learn all about the standard connector.

Uses Of Amazon S3 Connector

The following are some of the benefits while using Amazon S3 connector.

  1. Scheduled auto back ups and archives from file systems,databases to Amazon S3 and there by reducing manual intervention.
  2. Improve file sharing capacity between database and Amazon S3.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Amazon S3?

A: Amazon Simple Storage Service is the storage for the internet. It has a simple web service interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data,at any time, from any where on the web.

Q: Can I get a trial of DBSync Amazon S3 connector?

A: DBSync is available free for 15 days trial after going through signup process.

Q: Does this connector be used for bi-directional integration?

A: Yes, and you also have the control to make it uni-directional if you choose.

Q: Is service desk connector available with both on-demand and on-premise Version?

A: Yes, The Amazon S3 connector is available with both on-demand and on-premise Version.

Q: How frequent can we perform Integration?

A: The DBSync has an ability to trigger data integration for as low as three minutes.

QHow does DBSync connect to Amazon S3?

A: DBSync connects to Amazon S3 through Amazon S3 connector which has inbuilt API methods that opens a connection to the Amazon storage for reading and writing data in and out of platform.

Q: Does DBSync need to be installed on the same machine as that of Amazon S3?

 A: The answer is No, As both of the platforms are available through cloud and if required can also be installed on-premise.


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