Tag: Storage

Oct 01

Cloud Storage Providers: Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage and Microsoft Azure Comparison

Choosing a Cloud Storage solution depends on several criteria: cost, accessibility, durability, scalability, flexibility and more. The Cloud Storage has several advantages and benefits over on premises storage, especially when it comes to cost and reliability. The Cloud Storage giants, namely Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Storage are constantly reducing …

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Sep 21

Uploading a Large File to Amazon Web Services S3

The largest single file that can be uploaded into an Amazon S3 Bucket in a single PUT operation is 5 GB. If you want to upload large objects (> 5 GB), you will consider using multipart upload API, which allows to upload objects from 5 MB up to 5 TB. The Multipart Upload API is …

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Oct 10

Automatic Backup of MySQL Database to Amazon S3. Use of Object Expiration to Delete Old Backups

The importance of backing up a database needs no further demonstration. The following will create daily, weekly and monthly backups for our database and copy them to an Amazon S3 Bucket (MyBucketName) in MyBucketName/Daily, MyBucketName/Weekly and MyBucketName/Monthly folders respectively. To control the cost of our backup solution, we will set expiration to each file to …

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Oct 04

Installing Alfresco Community 5.0.a With MySQL on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. Sample with AWS EC2 and Tip With Content Stored on Amazon S3

At the top of almost every Linux distribution, the Debian-based Ubuntu surpasses all other Linux server distributions – from its simple installation to its excellent hardware discovery to its world-class commercial support. Amazon Web Services is indisputably the largest cloud service provider. MySQL is the world’s most popular open source database. Alfresco is the world’s …

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