Quotas & Limits

This document contains current API restrictions and usage quotas on use of Storage Transfer Service. This page is updated when there are changes to these restrictions and usage quotas.

These quotas apply to each Storage Transfer Service project and each user, and are shared across all applications and API versions used by a given developer project.

Read quotas

Storage Transfer Service implements quotas on the following requests for reading data:

The following table describes the quotas we implement on the API requests listed above:

Maximum requests Duration Applies to
500 100 seconds user
2500 100 seconds project

Create quotas

The following table describes quotas for transferJobs create requests:

Maximum requests Duration Applies to
1000 1 day user
100 100 seconds user
1000 100 seconds project

Patch quotas

The following table describes quotas for transferJobs patch requests:

Maximum requests Duration Applies to
100 100 seconds user
1000 100 seconds project

Write quotas

Storage Transfer Service implements quotas for the following transferOperations requests to write data:

  • pause
  • resume
  • cancel

The following table describes the quotas we implement on the requests listed above:

Maximum requests Duration Applies to
100 100 seconds user
1500 100 seconds project

Adjusting quotas

For information on adjusting quotas, see Managing your quota.

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