What are the differences between Amazon S3 and MiMedia?

Let us understand the concepts of Amazon S3 and MiMedia before learning about their differences.

Amazon S3

It is a database service offered by the Amazon Company as a repository for the internet. It provides quick access to data objects along with their storage along with security, performance reliability and at economical prices. S3 is a Simple Storage Service.


The features of Amazon S3 are as follows −

  • In order to access S3 Storage you need to have an AWS account.

  • It offers a pay per use model where you need to pay for only the storage space which you have actually used.

  • It can be used to store many kinds of data objects like text files, excel csv files along with images and snapshots

  • (backup copies) of the data volumes.
  • You may use it for recovering data quickly and reliably in case of application failures.


The advantages of Amazon S3 are as follows −

  • Extensive documentation

  • Offering SDKs for many programming languages

  • Stability and peace of mind

  • Reasonable prices

  • Different storage classes for each necessity

  • High durability

  • Amazon S3 can easily integrate with other AWS products

  • It is going to offer many regions to store your data

  • Allows simple server-side encryption

  • New users can receive 5 GB free storage every month during the first year


The disadvantages of Amazon S3 are as follows −

  • They require the AWS Support Plan that billed separately

  • Downloading data it’s a bit expensive

  • It requires configuring additional AWS services like IAM

  • It has a complex pricing schema


MiMedia is a new approach for online backup and storage services developed in 2010. It is an innovative way to securely store, protect, accessibility and share our digital data over the cloud.

It also provides online backup, on demand access to all stored files instantly. We can also watch our favourite videos, stream your music, view photo galleries and much more with any computer or mobile device.


The features of MiMedia are as follows −

  • MiMedia shares files and folders,

  • It can schedule backup

  • We can access anytime and from anywhere

  • Edit office document online

  • Remote Access

  • Desktop synchronous

  • File protection

  • Drag and drop support


The advantages of MiMedia are as follows −

  • Interface usability

  • Customer service

  • Large free storage capacity

  • Encryption options

  • Organization features


The disadvantages of MiMedia are as follows −

  • User interface is unfriendly

  • There is no sync folder

  • Advanced sharing options are not there

  • No versioning system

  • Trash bin is not available.

  • There is no client-side encryption

The operating system support includes Windows, iPhone, iPad. With regards to security, rest file encryption, SSL secure data transfer, Encrypted storage, 256-bit Encryption is included.


The major differences between MiMedia and Amazon S3 are as follows −

MiMediaAmazon S3
It was launched by MiMedia LLC in 2010.Amazon S3 was launched by Amazon in the year 2006.
It offers 10 GB storage space for free.Amazon S3 is offering free storage space.
The maximum file size in MiMedia is 5GB.The maximum file size of Amazon S3 is 5GB per file.
MiMedia does not support file versioning.Amazon S3 supports file versioning.
MiMedia is cloud storage and provides backup service.Amazon S3 provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
MiMedia is still in use.Amazon S3 is still in use.
MiMedia provides limited storage space.Amazon S3 has a band-width limit.
The Maximum storage capacity in MiMedia is 2TB.Amazon S3 provides unlimited maximum storage space.
MiMedia does not support client side encryption.Amazon S3 does not provide client side encryption.

Updated on: 21-Mar-2022


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