Google surprised a lot of people with its very strong offering aimed directly at Amazon S3. It is clear the product managers offering the Google cloud storage product were very familiar with complaints people have about Amazon S3 and are attempting to address many of those complaints in this product. Let’s take a look.
First, let’s review Amazon’s four cloud storage offerings, partly because most people don’t realize they have four offerings. Most people know about Amazon S3 Standard, Standard Infrequent Access, and Glacier. The lesser-known product is S3 Reduced Redundancy. It’s very difficult to find a webpage on Amazon that discusses and compares all four of these products in one place. For some reason, the Reduced Redundancy product always seems to be on its own.
Before we continue, here’s a very brief object storage terminology lesson. A put is the S3 command for storing an object in an object…
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