Object Storage In The Cloud: Is Backup Needed?
Networkworld, October 27th, 2019
October 27, 2019,
Volume 259, Issue 5

Block storage in the cloud that is not properly backed up can result in lost data, and while object storage in the cloud is more resilient, it pays to be careful

"The failure to back up data that is stored in a cloud block-storage service can be lost forever if not properly backed up. This article explains how object storage works very differently from block storage and how it offers better built-in protections.

Each cloud vendor offers an object storage service, and they include Amazon's Simple Storage Service (S3), Azure's Blob Store, and Google's Cloud Storage..."

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