What are the differences between Amazon S3 and ZumoDrive?

File SystemData StorageCloud Computing

Let us understand the concepts of Amazon S3 and ZumoDrive 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

ZumoDrive

It was owned by Zecter in the year 2009 and is the hybrid cloud storage which is used to store all your media. It is supported by Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, webOS operating system.

It is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall. When we install, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program.

zumodrive.exe is an executable program which has seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 44.63 MB of memory.

The users can store and sync files online in ZumoDrive, and also between computers using their Hybrid Cloud storage solution. It is extraordinarily simple to use, transparent when it comes to your device experience, and equally functional on whichever platforms your various devices may run on.

Features

The features of Zumodrive are as follows −

  • Share files and folders.

  • Scheduled backup.

  • File protection.

  • Sync Folder.

  • Scheduled Backup.

  • Resumes after Interruption.

  • Incremental Backup.

Advantages

The advantages of Zumodrive are as follows −

  • Cloud storage of ZumoDrive works like a regular hard drive on your computer

  • It has Automatic Sync

  • ZumoDrive is Safe and Secure

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Zumodrive are as follows −

  • Large storage plans are expensive.

  • We will lose data and files if we delete our cache files on the computer.

  • We have to go through the entire import process again to update iTunes, if we add new music files to ZumoDrive.

Differences

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

ZumoDriveAmazon S3
It was owned by Zecter Incorporation in the year 2009.Amazon S3 was launched by Amazon in the year 2006.
ZumoDrive offers 2 GB free storage space.Amazon S3 does not offer free storage space.
Maximum storage size offered was 500 GB in ZumoDrive.Amazon S3 provides unlimited maximum storage space.
ZumoDrive provides file hosting service and file synchronization service.Amazon S3 provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
Maximum file had no limit in ZumoDrive.The maximum file size of Amazon S3 is 5GB per file.
ZumoDrive was suspended in 2012.Amazon S3 is still in use.
ZumoDrive is using delta encoding technology.Amazon S3 does not use delta encoding technology.
raja
Updated on 22-Mar-2022 05:42:39

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