Fetch an Object

GET Object operation is used to fetch an object from the QueryIO cluster.

Fetch object using S3 Compatible REST API

Following code is used to GET object from a bucket.

HttpURLConnection object creates a GET request to access an object from the bucket. URL appended with objectName is used with HttpURLConnection object. On successful operation, a HttpStatus.SC_OK response code is received.

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.net.HttpURLConnection;
import java.net.URL;

import org.apache.http.HttpStatus;

public class ObjectOperations {
	 	 * This program retreives a object from the bucket
		 * @param serverURL: URL of S3 Compatible REST server(http://<S3 server IP> : <S3 server port> /queryio/). For example:
		 * @param token: authorization token.
		 * @param bucketName: Name of the bucket from which object will be retrieved
		 * @param objectName: Name of the object to be retrieved
		public void getObject(String serverURL, String token, String bucketName,
			String objectName) throws Exception {
		URL url = null;
		HttpURLConnection httpCon = null;
		InputStream is = null;OutputStream os = null;
		try {
			/* append "/" at end of serverURL */
			if (!serverURL.endsWith("/")) {
				serverURL = serverURL + "/";
			url = new URL(serverURL + bucketName + "/" + objectName);	//creates a URL with appending bucket name and objectName

			//Returns a URLConnection object that represents a connection to the remote object referred to by the URL.
			httpCon = (HttpURLConnection) url.openConnection();			
			httpCon.setDoOutput(true);	// to use the URL connection for output
			httpCon.setRequestMethod("GET");	//GET request is used

			httpCon.setRequestProperty("authorization", token);	//Provides token for authorization

			httpCon.connect();	//Opens a communications link to the resource reference by the URL

			if (httpCon.getResponseCode() == HttpStatus.SC_OK) {	//OK response for successful GET Object request
				is = httpCon.getInputStream();
				// Process file data here
				StringWriter writer = new StringWriter();                 
				os = new FileOutputStream(new File("/QueryIO/a.txt"));	//Copy object to local system
				IOUtils.copy(is, os);
				System.out.println("GET object successful.");
		} finally {
			try {	//close streams and connections
				if (is != null)
				if (os != null)
			} catch (IOException e) {
			if (httpCon != null) {

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