Tag: Cloud computing

Alibaba Cloud vs. AWS: Service and Pricing Comparison

Alibaba Cloud vs. AWS: Service and Pricing Comparison

Alibaba Cloud may not be the first name that comes to mind when you think of competitors to Amazon Web services (AWS). However, alongside cloud services like Azure and Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud is now trying hard to unseat AWS as the world’s leading cloud computing platform.

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EC2 Instance Types: Choosing the One That Is Right for You

EC2 Instance Types: Choosing the One That Is Right for You

AWS offers nearly fifty different types of EC2 instances. It also provides a number of different categories of images, each tailored for different use cases.

Choice is a good thing and having so many EC2 instance types and categories is a benefit to users. But with so many possibilities, deciding which EC2 instance is the best fit for your needs can be a challenge. Continue reading

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

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

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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Automatically Set Standard IA Storage Class for Amazon S3 Uploads

Automatically Set Standard IA Storage Class for Amazon S3 Uploads

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry S3 Explorer 4.5.1 and later.

Starting from CloudBerry Explorer 4.5.1 you can set a global option for your bucket where to set a storage class for your uploads to Amazon S3.  In previous versions there was only RRS option, now you can set Standard, RRS or Standard-IA storage class for your bucket.

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CloudBerry Explorer Supports Oracle Archive Storage

CloudBerry Explorer Supports Oracle Archive Storage

The latest release of CloudBerry Explorer provides a user interface to Oracle Storage Cloud Archive Service. Using our product, you can easily move your data across your local storage and Oracle Archive storage as well as manage files and folders in the cloud just the same way you do it on your local computer. Continue reading