Cloud Object Storage (COS) is a distributed storage service created by Tencent Cloud to save massive numbers of files. Users can store and view data via network at any time. Tencent Cloud COS provides scalable, inexpensive, reliable and secure data storage services for all users.
You can easily and quickly access COS via the console, APIs, SDKs, or tools to store and manage massive data. You can leverage COS’s user-friendly web management interface to upload, download and manage files in different formats. CDN nodes across the country also boost your file download speed.
COS is available in 3 classes depending on the access frequency: STANDARD, STANDARD_IA, and ARCHIVE.
Objects are stored into STANDARD by default.
Use cases: hotspot videos, social images, mobile Apps, game programs, and static websites.
Use cases: online file storage, big data analytics, governmental/organizational business data, low-frequency archives, and monitoring data.
Used cases: archive data, medical images, scientific data, and film and video materials.
|Response||In milliseconds||In milliseconds||Requires restoration in advance|
|Minimum object size||Calculated by actual object size||64 KB||64 KB|
|Minimum billing duration||No limit||30 days||90 days|
|Supported regions||All regions||All regions||Only Public Cloud regions|
|Storage fees||Standard||Low||Very low|
|Data retrieval fees||None||Low||High|
|Read/Write request fees||Very low||lower||Very low (requires data to be restored into STANDARD)|
See the following documents for information on the regions, features and specifications supported by Tencent Cloud COS.
See the following documents to learn about the basic elements of Tencent Cloud COS: buckets and objects.