Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is object storage with a simple web service interface to store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere on the web. It is Simple, durable, massively scalable object storage.
In-order to upload data/backups to s3, you will find a number of ways to do it. But, the best method is to use awscli
Simple, install the tool with below command.
krishna@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install awscli
Do the configuration and provide the access id and secret key.
krishna@ubuntu:~$ aws configure
Here’s a simple example to list the aws s3 files
krishna@ubuntu:~$ aws s3 ls s3://<bucket name>
A very detailed documentation is available http://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/reference/s3/
Awscli is a really very nice tool, that ease our day to day AWS tasks.