Amazon EBS vs. Azure Storage

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Description

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 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.

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171 Companies Using Amazon EBS
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What are some alternatives to Amazon EBS and Azure Storage?

  • Amazon S3 - Store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
  • Google Cloud Storage - Durable and highly available object storage service
  • Minio - AWS S3 open source alternative written in Go
  • Rackspace Cloud Files - Store it on Cloud Files, serve it fast on Akamai's CDN

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