What are the differences between Amazon S3 and Wasabi?

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Let us understand the concepts of Wasabi and Amazon S3 before learning the differences between them.

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.

Features

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.

Advantages

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

Disadvantages

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

The different storage classes that Amazon S3 offers are as follows −

  • S3 Standard
  • S3 Standard-IA and S3 One Zone-IA
  • S3 Glacier

Wasabi

Wasabi is a hot cloud storage company. It delivers fast, low-cost, and reliable cloud storage. Generally, the Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage is 1/5 the price of Amazon S3 and faster than the competition with no fees for API requests.

Wasabi Cloud Storage where one size fits all cloud object storage service which satisfies all storage performance requirements. Generally the Hot cloud storage costs less than cold storage service and is faster than traditional frequent-access storage services.

Applications

The applications of Wasabi are as follows −

  • Web and mobile apps

  • Agile development and testing

  • Big data and analytics

  • Commercial software

Features

The features of Wasabi are as follows −

  • Ultra-low-cost pricing

  • Industry-leading performance

  • Extreme data durability

  • Comprehensive access controls and data encryption

  • Amazon S3-compatible API

  • Intuitive browser-based interface

Advantages

The advantages of Wasabi are as follows −

  • No equipment to buy or manage

  • Pay-as-you-grow scalability

  • Inherent resiliency and data integrity

  • Easy to use and administer

  • No vendor lock-in

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Wasabi are as follows −

  • Only one data centre

  • There is no ecosystem surrounding

  • The amount we need to pay for uploading 1TB or 1KB is the same.

Differences

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

Amazon S3Wasabi
Amazon S3 was launched by Amazon in 2006.
Wasabi is owned by Wasabi incorporation in 2017
Amazon S3 does not offer free storage space.
Wasabi does not offer free storage space
Amazon S3 provides unlimited maximum storage space.
Wasabi maximum storage size is unlimited
Amazon S3 supports Developer API REST and SOAP.
Wasabi supports developer API.
Amazon S3 provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
Wasabi provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
The maximum file size of Amazon S3 is 5GB per file.
The maximum file size is not restricted in Wasabi.
Amazon S3 has a band-width limit.
Wasabi has no band-width limit.
Amazon S3 requires credit-card details for free service.
Wasabi does not require credit-card details for free services.
Amazon S3 is more costly.
Wasabi is less costly.
raja
Updated on 21-Mar-2022 10:17:08

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