"Its elasticity and flexible pricing are the most valuable. For Amazon EFS, you are charged based on the storage. It is also very fast and stable with a very simple and intuitive interface."
"We are not that big of a cloud user. We just use it for the storage of our bytes. The most valuable aspect is the storage."
"Nearline is highly stable."
"Google is always introducing new features and tends to have a new release every month."
"It could be better in connecting with Windows Server instances."
"It should be simplified. There are people who don't have cloud experience. It should be storage that we are able to just connect to."
"The solution needs to offer better System Information and Event Management (SEIM). I'd like to discover how we could implement something like that within Google's cloud."
"Nearline security could be better. The solution could integrate better with SEIM tools."
Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) provides simple, scalable file storage for use with Amazon EC2 instances in the AWS Cloud. Amazon EFS is easy to use and offers a simple interface that allows you to create and configure file systems quickly and easily. With Amazon EFS, storage capacity is elastic, growing and shrinking automatically as you add and remove files, so your applications have the storage they need, when they need it.
When mounted to Amazon EC2 instances, an Amazon EFS file system provides a standard file system interface and file system access semantics, allowing you to seamlessly integrate Amazon EFS with your existing applications and tools. Multiple Amazon EC2 instances can access an Amazon EFS file system at the same time, allowing Amazon EFS to provide a common data source for workloads and applications running on more than one Amazon EC2 instance.
It’s designed for high availability and durability, and provides performance for a broad spectrum of workloads and applications, including Big Data and analytics, media processing workflows, content management, web serving, and home directories.
A low-cost, highly-durable and highly available storage service for infrequently accessed data, data archiving, online backup and disaster recovery. Data is available instantly, not within hours or days. With sub-second average response times and 1 cent per GB/month pricing, Cloud Storage Nearline gives you terrific performance at a low cost.
Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) is ranked 7th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 2 reviews while Google Cloud Storage Nearline is ranked 14th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 2 reviews. Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) is rated 8.6, while Google Cloud Storage Nearline is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) writes "Enables us to predict our storage needs over time and start small and grow as we need ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Google Cloud Storage Nearline writes "Easy to implement with good pricing and new features added regularly". Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) is most compared with Microsoft Azure File Storage, Google Cloud Storage, Amazon S3 Glacier, NetApp Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud and Azure NetApp Files, whereas Google Cloud Storage Nearline is most compared with Amazon S3 Glacier, Wasabi, Microsoft Azure Block Storage, Amazon S3 and Oracle Database Backup Service. See our Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) vs. Google Cloud Storage Nearline report.
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