Once you have used a cloud storage service, you are most likely going to be faced with its different types: block-, file- and object storage. These types determine how data is stored and used. We are going to explain in depth, one of the most commonly used storage types – object storage. Continue reading
Here at CloudBerry Lab we always strive to stay up-to-date with the industry's latest developments. With that in mind, we've decided to bring the support for Wasabi cloud storage across our product line-up. If you've been following our blog lately, you know that it's already supported in CloudBerry Backup, Explorer, and Drive. Today we conclude the implementation of the novelty by bringing it to CloudBerry Backup 2.0.2 for Mac cloud backup and Linux cloud backup.
CloudBerry Backup 5.4 features a number of new long-awaited improvements. Among them is highly-requested support for Google lifecycle policy. Back in December we brought this feature to CloudBerry Explorer, and now are happy to announce that this functionality is making its way to our flagship backup product. Read on to learn how to utilize the new feature.
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
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
Besides 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.
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.
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 the 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.
This post applies to CloudBerry Backup for Synology 1.6 and later.
If you use Synology NAS devices, we would like to bring to your notice a new Cloudberry Backup for Synology feature — support of Google Cloud. It is a business-ready “brother” of Google Drive which can store your backups along with other data. Here you can find details.