Google Cloud Filestore vs Filerobot: What are the differences?
What is Google Cloud Filestore? High-performance, fully managed file storage. Cloud Filestore is a managed file storage service for applications that require a filesystem interface and a shared filesystem for data. Filestore gives users a simple, native experience for standing up managed Network Attached Storage (NAS) with their Google Compute Engine and Kubernetes Engine instances. The ability to fine-tune Filestore’s performance and capacity independently leads to predictably fast performance for your file-based workloads.
What is Filerobot? Digital asset management and delivery | CDN. It offers performant and scalable Digital Asset Management. Store, Process and Accelerate Images, Videos, JS, CSS and Static Content across the World on any Web application.
Google Cloud Filestore and Filerobot can be categorized as "Cloud File Storage" tools.
Some of the features offered by Google Cloud Filestore are:
- Fast - Cloud Filestore offers low latency for file operations. For workloads that are latency sensitive, like content management systems, databases, random i/o, or other metadata intensive applications, Filestore provides high IOPS with minimal variability in performance.
- Consistent - With Cloud Filestore, you pay a predictable price for predictable performance. Users independently pick the IOPS and the storage capacity you need with Filestore, which enables you to tune your filesystem for a particular workload. The performance you experience for a particular workload will be consistent over time.
- Simple - Cloud Filestore is a fully managed, NoOps service that is integrated with the rest of the Google Cloud portfolio. You can easily mount Filestore volumes on Compute Engine VMs. Filestore is also tightly integrated with Google Kubernetes Engine so your containers can reference the same shared data.
On the other hand, Filerobot provides the following key features:
- Upload in Filerobot directly via UI or API
- Reverse CDN
- Uploader widget