[ubuntu-cloud] Tools for interfacing to S3

Herb McNew herb.mcnew at canonical.com
Thu Aug 6 23:44:08 BST 2009


On Thu, 6 Aug 2009, Etienne Goyer wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I am writing some doc on Eucalyptus, and I would like to provide a
> tangible, non-programmatic example of using Walrus (S3).  The Eucalyptus
> wiki list a couple tools (s3curl, s3cmd, s3fs) that could fit the bill.
> Of these, only s3cmd appears to be in the Ubuntu archive.  It sounds
> good, but does anybody have another suggestion or an enlightened opinion
> on the subject?
>

I've used s3cmd pretty extensively. It's fairly useful. Like most good 
unix utilities you can parse it's output pretty easily with sed and awk 
and fit it into pipelines. It is command line only though. Hope that 
helps.

Best Regards,
Herb



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