The Object Storage Service (OSS) is a massive, secure, cost-effective and highly reliable cloud storage service provided by Alibaba Cloud. OSS has RESTful APIs that are independent from the platform and support 99.99999999% service persistence. You can store and access data of any type in any application anytime and anywhere. OSS applies to various types of websites, development enterprises, and developers.
You can use API/SDK interfaces provided by Alibaba Cloud or OSS migration tools to move massive data into or out of Alibaba Cloud OSS. After data is stored on Alibaba Cloud OSS, you can choose Alibaba Cloud OSS of the Standard storage class to store shared images and popular audio and video files for apps and large sites or choose low-cost and long-storage duration Alibaba Cloud OSS of the Infrequent Access (IA) or Archive storage class to back up and archive data that are infrequently accessed.