Join Joseph LeBlanc for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding cloud storage services, part of Up and Running with Cloud Storage APIs.
In this course, we've scratched the surface of a few Cloud Storage services.…There're dozens available now and new ones being released all the time.…How do you choose the right one for your next project?…Let's consider a few questions. First, do you need to keep a folder synchronized?…In some cases, you'll want to have a folder that N users can use on their…operating system. And then you'll want to interact with…those files programatically. Dropbox is a good choice for this scenario.…Next, are you going to be delivering these files to a wide audience.…
Many cloud storage services are integrated with content delivery networks.…These content delivery networks can make it easy to distribute files widely and quickly.…Another question to consider is, whether or not you're building the app for private…or public use. If you're selling an application that's…designed to work directly with synced folder, an app-based service is going to…be best. Also consider, if you're going to need…fine grained security controls. Some services provide access control lists…
- 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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