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Cloud Provider Comparisons

Cloud Provider Comparisons: AWS vs Azure vs GCP – Storage

Episode description

In Cloud Provider Comparisons, we take a look at the same cloud services across the three major public cloud providers – Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). In this video Senior ACG Training Architect Scott Pletcher focuses on cloud storage, and compares the major services across object storage, file storage, block storage, archive storage, and data transport.

Here’s some more detail on the cloud storage services we cover:

  • Object storage: Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), GCP Cloud Storage, Azure Blob Storage
  • Object storage – less frequently accessed storage: Amazon Infrequently Accessed storage, Azure Cool Blob Storage, GCP Nearline and Cooline storage
  • Archive storage: Amazon Glacier, Azure Archive Storage, GCP Archive Storage
  • File storage: Amazon Elastic File System (EFS), Azure Files, GCP Filestore
  • Block storage: Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), Azure Managed Disks, GCP Persistent Disks and Solid State Drive
  • Data transport: AWS Snow Family (AWS Snowcone, AWS Snowball, AWS Snowmobile) Azure Data Box Disk and Azure Data Box Heavy, GCP Transfer Appliance

If you’re curious about how the storage services of Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform match up, stick around!

0:00 Introduction
0:45 Cloud storage overview
1:46 Object storage
2:49 Less frequently accessed data
3:14 Archiving data
4:08 File storage
5:40 Block storage
6:40 Data transport

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Series description

In Cloud Provider Comparisons, we explore and compare the same cloud service across the three major public cloud providers - Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

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