Amazon S3 vs. Amazon EBS vs. Rackspace Cloud Files

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Description

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 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 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).

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Amazon S3?
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    Pricing

    How much does Amazon S3 cost?
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    How much does Amazon EBS cost?
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    How much does Rackspace Cloud Files cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Amazon S3?
    2719 companies on StackShare use Amazon S3
    What companies use Amazon EBS?
    172 companies on StackShare use Amazon EBS
    What companies use Rackspace Cloud Files?
    10 companies on StackShare use Rackspace Cloud Files

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Amazon S3?
    80 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon S3
    What tools integrate with Amazon EBS?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon EBS
    What tools integrate with Rackspace Cloud Files?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Rackspace Cloud Files

    What are some alternatives to Amazon S3, Amazon EBS, and Rackspace Cloud Files?

    • Google Cloud Storage - Durable and highly available object storage service
    • Azure Storage - Reliable, economical cloud storage for data big and small
    • Minio - AWS S3 open source alternative written in Go
    • DigitalOcean Spaces - Scalable Object Storage on DigitalOcean

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