Join Joseph LeBlanc for an in-depth discussion in this video Classifying storage services, part of Up and Running with Cloud Storage APIs.
The term cloud storage gets used to describe many different services that do…significantly different things. Let's have a look at the different types…of cloud storage services available. First, there's the container based services.…These are also referred to as buckets often.…You define the container on the service, and that container usually has a unique URI.…All the RESTful API calls are going to be made using that URI.…You'll also typically get access keys to make the API calls.…
Amazon S three example of a bucket-based service.…Another type of cloud storage service is an app-based service.…You typically define an application on the service.…Users of that service then decide whether or not they want to use your application.…Authentication is typically done with OAuth.…Your application gets unique keys to access the service, and then you use OAuth…tokens to access specific folders. Dropbox is an example of an app-based service.…One more type of cloud storage service is folder synchronization.…
End users install an application on their operating system that performs a synchronization.…
- Why use cloud storage?
- Granting access to Amazon S3 buckets
- Displaying bucket contents
- Downloading files immediately
- Creating a Dropbox application
- Finding, downloading, and uploading files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Cloud Storage Overview
2. Accessing Amazon S3 Buckets via REST
3. Other Container-Based Services
4. Creating Dropbox Apps
5. Other App-Driven Services
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