Google Cloud Storage vs. Azure Storage vs. Rackspace Cloud Files

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Description

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.

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.

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).

Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using Google Cloud Storage?
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What are the cons of using Azure Storage?
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What are the cons of using Rackspace Cloud Files?
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Pricing

How much does Google Cloud Storage cost?
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How much does Azure Storage cost?
How much does Rackspace Cloud Files cost?
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Companies

What companies use Google Cloud Storage?
131 companies on StackShare use Google Cloud Storage
What companies use Azure Storage?
74 companies on StackShare use Azure Storage
What companies use Rackspace Cloud Files?
10 companies on StackShare use Rackspace Cloud Files

Integrations

What tools integrate with Google Cloud Storage?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Cloud Storage
What tools integrate with Azure Storage?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Azure Storage
What tools integrate with Rackspace Cloud Files?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Rackspace Cloud Files

What are some alternatives to Google Cloud Storage, Azure Storage, and Rackspace Cloud Files?

  • Amazon S3 - Store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
  • Amazon EBS - Block level storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instances.
  • Minio - AWS S3 open source alternative written in Go
  • DigitalOcean Spaces - Scalable Object Storage on DigitalOcean

See all alternatives to Google Cloud Storage

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