What Limits are There on Object Storage?

Why are limits placed on object storage?

Limitations are performed to assure good and fair performance for all users of the object storage system.

What limits are there on object storage?

  • Max. file size is 5 TB.
  • Number of objects is by default limited to 3 millions per customer.
  • Number of S3 API requests are by default limited to 250 requests / second.
  • Every data stored has additional 3 times redundancy.
  • No additional backup is performed.
  • Bandwidth is limited and regularly adjusted. The default limit is 10 MByte/s (=80 Mbit/s). Please be aware that the actual bandwidth depends on various circumstances, e.g. personal internet connection speed.
  • Current load situation on Object Storage system.
  • By default max. 100 buckets per customer.
  • If publicly shared objects are set to private, they can still be publicly available for up to one hour due to caching.

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