Azure Storage vs Minio: What are the differences?
What is Azure Storage? Reliable, economical cloud storage for data big and small. 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 Minio? AWS S3 open source alternative written in Go. Minio is an object storage server compatible with Amazon S3 and licensed under Apache 2.0 License.
Azure Storage and Minio can be categorized as "Cloud Storage" tools.
Minio is an open source tool with 16.7K GitHub stars and 1.56K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Minio's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Azure Storage has a broader approval, being mentioned in 82 company stacks & 42 developers stacks; compared to Minio, which is listed in 19 company stacks and 12 developer stacks.
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We use Azure Blob Storage for hosting all images on the Seen on Set website. These images are then geo-cached using Azure CDN.
We use Azure Storage to store all foundbite images and sound. Azure Storage is super easy to use and really cheap.
Azure Storage is used as a scalable NoSQL storage to prevent bottlenecks when the amount of data is growing.