Google Storage

Google Cloud Storage offers developers and IT organizations durable and highly available object storage. Google created three simple product options to help you improve the performance of your applications while keeping your costs low. Three product options use the same API, providing you with a simple and consistent method of access. Here you can find an information about the Google Cloud Storage and relevant issues.

Google Cloud Storage Classes Overview

Google Cloud Standard, Coldline and Nearline Storage

Google Cloud Storage has a number of classes to choose from. All of them guarantee 99.999999999% durability, have universal API, unlimited capacity, and almost zero latency—the download starts within milliseconds. Still, they vary in price and usage terms. In this post, we will explain Google Cloud Storage classes and find the best one that suits your needs. Continue reading

Using CloudBerry Backup with Google Coldline

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Google Cloud Platform has introduced a new service called Google Cloud Storage Coldline which offers archive cloud storage for the lowest monthly price of all Google Cloud Storage classes. Let's see what it is and how to use it with CloudBerry Backup. Continue reading

Cloud Storage Evolution

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Updated on 28/08/2017

Over the course of the last few years, in addition to Standard cloud storage, large cloud providers began offering long-term Cool and Cold storage class options. These alternatives take the place of traditional storage solutions like tape libraries. But what are they and which class or classes should a business use? In this article, we will look at the cloud storage and class options offered by Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and the growing changes and needs on the marketplace.
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Requests and Data Transfer Prices in Azure, Google and AWS Compared

azure-google-aws-comparisonBesides data volume charge, using cloud storage you pay for data transfer and operation requests. In this post, we will consider these fees for the most popular cloud storage systems: Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.
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Microsoft OneDrive vs Google Drive vs Amazon Cloud Drive

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Updated on 6/27/2017

We continue discovering cloud storage services. Recently you have read about Microsoft OneDrive and Azure services, so today we will explore and compare three most popular cloud drive products: OneDrive vs Google Drive vs Amazon Drive. 

What is Microsoft OneDrive

Being a built-in feature of the latest Windows systems, OneDrive does not require anything else to install. Its client app starts synchronizing as soon as the user is authenticated with the Microsoft account. The product is deeply integrated with MS Office suite and it simplifies saving of documents directly to the cloud.
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Archiving to the Cloud: Cold Storage

Archiving to the Cloud: Cold Storage

One of the reasons cloud storage has become so popular is its cost-effectiveness when compared to on-premises storage. But, as even cloud storage is becoming a commodity, organizations are looking for ways to further optimize their budgets – but do so in a way that still gives them required levels of recoverability and retention.

*below is the abstract of our new free whitepaper “Archiving to the Cloud: Cold Storage”
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Manage Bandwidth in CloudBerry Backup for Synology/QNAP 1.7

Blog post implies to CloudBerry Backup for Synology/QNAP 1.7 and later.

Each backup case demonstrates different requirements to the bandwidth. That's why we've added a new feature to CloudBerry Backup that helps to manage the network connection for your backups.

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How to Backup on Windows Server Core with CloudBerry Backup

This post applies to CloudBerry Backup 4.0 and later.

Windows Server 2012 Core Edition saves computing resources of the machine by cutting down such features as graphical user interface and inessential services. Nevertheless, user data still needs to be kept safe. In this post we will find out how to install and configure CloudBerry Backup on Windows Server Core. Continue reading

Azure VM vs Amazon EC2 vs Google CE: Cloud Computing Comparison

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Updated on 12.12.2017

If you look for a cloud VM infrastructure, there are 3 biggest cloud systems available: Amazon Elastic Cloud 2, Google Compute Engine and Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines. Since it’s still hard to choose the right one, we are going to explain key differences to make the choice easier.
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Compare AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud for Backup

Cloud users typically choose a multi-vendor approach for their data backup and storage tasks. Using different solutions leads to more flexibility and often allows to cut overall expenditures. Azure, AWS and Google are among world's top providers of cloud storage services, so it is important to know about their differences in order to choose a right vendor for each particular need.
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