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"The licensing is pay as you go, and I'm happy with the pricing.""The cost of storage is cheap. However, the cost to have a better interface can get expensive. We are using Athena for this purpose and if we did some heavy queries the cost will start adding up. When the Athena query is running, it will scan the bucket and they charge for how many GBs we are going to scan. The function of scanning has a lot of costs attached to it, this is a negative point."

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Top Answer: Amazon S3 has multiple types of data detection. You can store data on a monthly basis, yearly basis, and long term basis.
Top Answer: The licensing is pay as you go, and I'm happy with the pricing.
Top Answer: The only pain point is migrating the life cycle policy because if someone is a newbie, they cannot easily create the life cycle policy. This is because there are multiple, additional ways. If I want… more »
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S3, Simple Storage Service
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Amazon Simple Storage Service is storage for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.

Amazon S3 has a simple web services interface that you can use to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any developer access to the same highly scalable, reliable, fast, inexpensive data storage infrastructure that Amazon uses to run its own global network of web sites. The service aims to maximize benefits of scale and to pass those benefits on to developers.

Elastifile provides the first-ever hybrid cloud data infrastructure, enabling unprecedented consolidation and self-service workflows across private and public clouds. Your application, analytics, and infrastructure teams can manage data across complex workflows with the simplicity and control of a single global namespace. All this is enabled by the Elastifile Cloud File System–a breakthrough application-level distributed file/object system. This elastic, scale-out software-defined solution brings

Combining the availability and data services of enterprise storage with the agility, multi-tenancy and cost-efficiency of webscale architecture, Elastifile delivers flash performance to any and all consolidated workloads, dramatically reducing CAPEX and OPEX for enterprises and service providers.

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Netflix, Airbnb, Thomson Reuters, Zillow, Alert Logic
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider19%
Media Company9%
Manufacturing Company4%
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider18%
Manufacturing Company8%
Media Company8%
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Small Business53%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise33%
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Amazon S3 is ranked 5th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 7 reviews while Elastifile is ranked 18th in Public Cloud Storage Services. Amazon S3 is rated 8.8, while Elastifile is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Amazon S3 writes "Effective for storing data, provides inexpensive storage, and stable". On the other hand, Amazon S3 is most compared with Oracle Cloud Object Storage, Amazon S3 Glacier, Microsoft Azure File Storage, Google Cloud Storage and Zadara, whereas Elastifile is most compared with WekaIO Matrix, Quantum StorNext, Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP and Google Cloud Storage.

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