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What is Amazon EBS?

Amazon EBS volumes are network-attached, and persist independently from the life of an instance. Amazon EBS provides highly available, highly reliable, predictable storage volumes that can be attached to a running Amazon EC2 instance and exposed as a device within the instance. Amazon EBS is particularly suited for applications that require a database, file system, or access to raw block level storage.

What is Amazon S3?

Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web

What is Google Cloud Storage?

Google Cloud Storage allows world-wide storing and retrieval of any amount of data and at any time. It provides a simple programming interface which enables developers to take advantage of Google's own reliable and fast networking infrastructure to perform data operations in a secure and cost effective manner. If expansion needs arise, developers can benefit from the scalability provided by Google's infrastructure.

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      Amazon EFS
      Amazon EFS is easy to use and offers a simple interface that allows you to create and configure file systems quickly and easily. With Amazon EFS, storage capacity is elastic, growing and shrinking automatically as you add and remove files.
      Azure Storage
      Azure Storage provides the flexibility to store and retrieve large amounts of unstructured data, such as documents and media files with Azure Blobs; structured nosql based data with Azure Tables; reliable messages with Azure Queues, and use SMB based Azure Files for migrating on-premises applications to the cloud.
      Minio
      Minio is an object storage server compatible with Amazon S3 and licensed under Apache 2.0 License
      Rackspace Cloud Files
      Cloud Files, powered by OpenStack®, provides an easy to use online storage for files and media which can be delivered globally at blazing speeds over Akamai's content delivery network (CDN).
      DigitalOcean Spaces
      DigitalOcean Spaces are designed to make it easy and cost effective to store and serve massive amounts of data. Spaces are ideal for storing static, unstructured data like audio, video, and images as well as large amounts of text.
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            Review ofAmazon S3Amazon S3

            Insanely low prices, quite easy to use, and they're fast. Plus they provide great support. And they're integrated with other AWS services, like CloudFront.

            Seriously, this is the best service of it's kind out there.

            How developers use Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, and Google Cloud Storage
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            CloudRepo uses Amazon S3Amazon S3

            We store the software components that CloudRepo stores for its customers here for the following reasons:

            • Data is Encrypted at Rest
            • Data is stored across multiple physical locations
            • Pricing is competitive
            • Reliability is industry leading and our customers need to be able to access their data at all times list text here
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            Yelp uses Amazon S3Amazon S3

            In October 2008 we moved to using scribe (now a custom branch), which has served us very well over the past 5+ years that we’ve been using it. We take the logs scribe aggregates and move them into Amazon S3 for storage, which makes using EMR on AWS seamless.

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            cloak.ly uses Amazon S3Amazon S3

            S3 serves as zero-knowledge temporary storage. Files are encrypted in the browser before being uploaded in chunks to S3. When the target recipient downloads them the chunks are reassembled and decrypted in the browser. Files expire after a week and the encrypted chunks are permanently deleted from S3.

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            CloudRepo uses Amazon S3Amazon S3

            Since we generate a static website for our website, AWS S3 provides hosting for us so that we don't have to run our own servers just to serve up static content.

            The pricing is great as you only pay for what you use.

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            itzMe uses Google Cloud StorageGoogle Cloud Storage

            Amazon / Google... Google / Amazon ... we decided to take the plunge and go for Google Cloud services as their services seem to be a bit more thought through and structured as they have not developed so organically.

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            Tana uses Amazon S3Amazon S3

            This object storage is always evolving and getting harder to explain. We use it for 1) hosting every static websites, 2) datalake to store every transaction and 3) query with Athena / S3 Select.

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            Matt Welke uses Google Cloud StorageGoogle Cloud Storage

            When creating proofs of concept or small personal projects that are hosted primarily in GCP, this is the object storage service I usually pair them with.

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            Flutter Health Inc. uses Google Cloud StorageGoogle Cloud Storage

            We use Google Cloud Storage to store the images and other files that are added (uploaded) or generated in the Flutter application.

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            Opstax Ltd uses Amazon EBSAmazon EBS

            Opstax uses EBS storage to store images, snapshots and to write any data we need to keep when an instance is no longer.

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            CommentBox.io uses Google Cloud StorageGoogle Cloud Storage

            All comments, votes, and other actions live here as a highly-scalable, reliable, multi-region storage solution.

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            nrise uses Amazon EBSAmazon EBS

            대부분의 EC2 의 스토리지는 EBS 를 마운트해서 사용하고 있습니다. 특히 데이터베이스 서버들의 경우 주기적으로 스냅샷을 생성하여 손쉽게 백업 관리를 진행하고 있습니다.

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            Cirrus Labs uses Google Cloud StorageGoogle Cloud Storage

            Cirrus CI can store build artifacts in Google Cloud Storage

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