How to use AWS SDK for Python with Minio Server Slack

aws-sdk-python is the official AWS SDK for the Python programming language. In this recipe we will learn how to use aws-sdk-python with Minio server.

1. Prerequisites

Install Minio Server from here.

2. Installation

Install aws-sdk-python from AWS SDK for Python official docs here

3. Example

Please replace endpoint_url,aws_access_key_id, aws_secret_access_key, Bucket and Object with your local setup in this example.py file.

Example below shows upload and download object operations on Minio server using aws-sdk-python.

#!/usr/bin/env/python
import boto3
from botocore.client import Config


s3 = boto3.resource('s3',
                    endpoint_url='http://localhost:9000',
                    aws_access_key_id='YOUR-ACCESSKEYID',
                    aws_secret_access_key='YOUR-SECRETACCESSKEY',
                    config=Config(signature_version='s3v4'),
                    region_name='us-east-1')




# upload a file from local file system '/home/john/piano.mp3' to bucket 'songs' with 'piano.mp3' as the object name.
s3.Bucket('songs').upload_file('/home/john/piano.mp3','piano.mp3')

# download the object 'piano.mp3' from the bucket 'songs' and save it to local FS as /tmp/classical.mp3
s3.Bucket('songs').download_file('piano.mp3', '/tmp/classical.mp3')

print "Downloaded 'piano.mp3' as  'classical.mp3'. "

4. Run the Program

python example.py
Downloaded 'piano.mp3' as  'classical.mp3'.

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