Compatibility with the S3 API has become the baseline upon which companies add data analytics features.

Use cases
- data lakes for streaming data, such as system events and logs, application telemetry, sensor readings, financial transactions, online interactions, social media activity and other metadata;
- object storage databases for metadata, unstructured content and binary large objects;
- storage for big data analytics using software like Spark, Flink, Hive and their commercial alternatives;
- machine and deep learning training data and input streams for analytics using previously trained models;
search engine repositories;
- rich media streaming;
- persistent data stores for container-based and cloud-native applications;
- and repositories for software development environments, including source code management, continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines, issue tracking and documentation

Object Storage Use cases
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