This topic lists the information that you need to know before you use Alibaba Cloud Object Storage Service (OSS).

If this is the first time that you are using Alibaba Cloud OSS, see Get started with Object Storage Service to understand and get started with OSS.

The following table lists the manuals and guides that can help you utilize OSS.

Reference Description
Developer Guide Describes the core concepts, features, and operation procedures of Alibaba Cloud OSS, as well as examples of using the OSS API and SDKs.
Best Practices Describes the application scenarios and configuration practices of Alibaba Cloud OSS.
SDK Reference Describes how to use OSS SDKs for mainstream programming languages to implement routine operations.
API Reference Describes the RESTful API operations supported by Alibaba Cloud OSS and provides related examples.
Console User Guide Describes all operations supported by the OSS console, a web-based graphical user interface (GUI) platform used to manage Alibaba Cloud OSS.
IMG User Guide Describes how to use the Image Processing (IMG) service provided by Alibaba Cloud OSS.
OSS migration tools Describes the official migration tools that help you migrate data from your local or third-party storage services to Alibaba Cloud OSS.