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Table 2 Description of the HTTP methods with request-URIs that are used to interact with storage services

From: OSSperf – a lightweight solution for the performance evaluation of object-based cloud storage services

Account-related operations   
GET / List buckets
HEAD / Retrieve metadata
Bucket-related operations   
GET /bucket List objects
PUT /bucket Create bucket
DELETE /bucket Delete bucket
HEAD /bucket Retrieve metadata
Object-related operations   
GET /bucket/object Retrieve object
PUT /bucket/object Upload object
DELETE /bucket/object Delete object
HEAD /bucket/object Retrieve metadata
POST /bucket/object Update object