Cloud Object Storage (COS) is a powerful Tencent Cloud distributed storage service that features low costs and high scalability, reliability, and security. It enables you to store a high number of files and view them in the cloud anytime.
You can easily and quickly access COS via the user-friendly web console, APIs, SDKs, or tools to upload, download, and manage massive amounts of data files in different formats. You can also leverage CDN nodes around the globe to accelerate COS file downloads.
COS provides both enterprises and individual users with a suite of features, including data management, remote disaster recovery, data access acceleration, and data processing for diverse use cases. For more information, see Features.
This section describes key concepts that help you better understand COS.
COS offers various tools and video tutorials to help you better understand and use its services.
The table below describes different options available for you to get started with COS:
|Console||The COS console is the easiest way to get started with COS without using any code or programs.|
|COSBrowser||This tool provides user-friendly UIs for you to easily upload and download objects and generate access URLs.|
|COSCMD||This tool enables you to use simple commands to upload, download, and delete objects in batches.|
|API||COS adopts XML APIs, which are lightweight, connectionless, and stateless. By calling XML APIs, you can send requests to and accept responses from COS directly over HTTP/HTTPS.|
COS is billed on a pay-as-you-go basis by default. For more information, see Billing Overview.
For other relevant documents, see Developer Guide.