What are the differences between Baidu Cloud and Ubuntu One?

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Let us understand the concepts of Baidu Cloud and Ubuntu One before learning the differences between them.

Baidu Cloud

Baidu is China's largest and most widely used search engine, just like Google in the U.S. It was launched in the year 2012 by Baidu Incorporation. It offers file management, resources sharing, cloud storage service, client software and third party integration.


The features of Baidu Cloud are as follows −

  • Needs Assessment
  • Resource Allocation
  • Stayed within Budget
  • Statement of Work
  • Best Practices
  • Technical Expertise


The advantages of Baidu Cloud are as follows −

  • Search is user friendly.
  • Monetization
  • Expansion
  • It offers many services.
  • Baidu has its own browser
  • It uses Google playbook.


The disadvantages of Baidu Cloud are as follows −

  • Competition.
  • Valuation
  • Pricing.
  • It does not protect software updates.
  • The data of the user is transmitted

Ubuntu One

It provides a collection of software that consists of applications like file manager, PDF viewer, text editor, video player, and archiving utility by default. The system is launched by a UK based company called Canonical Ltd.


The features of Ubuntu One are as follows −

  • Backslashes are used in Ubuntu like /home/name.

  • Ubuntu doesn’t have drive letters.

  • Ubuntu applications don’t lock exclusive access to files as often.

  • Just as every mounted file system is a directory under / (the root directory), everything on Ubuntu is a file.

  • Ubuntu has open source apps mainly

  • Ubuntu is much cheaper

  • Ubuntu was designed with a multi user scenario.

  • Only the administrator or the root user has permission to access the kernel.

  • Flexible and scalable implementation is possible with Ubuntu.

  • For education, testing environment etc Ubuntu is better as this is cost effective at the same time as easy inclement.


The advantages of Ubuntu are as follows −

  • For computing it is a Free Operating System.
  • The software can easily be customized.
  • It is famous in Developing Unique Programs
  • Updates are simple
  • For Documentation it is a great option.
  • Ubuntu is more secure when compared to other operating systems
  • Launchpad Is Good.


The disadvantages of Ubuntu are as follows −

  • Experts can operate
  • Difficult To Migrate
  • Tough To Understand Operating
  • Functionalities are limited.
  • Hardware & Software Complications
  • Gaming purpose it is not good
  • Limited customer support.

The firewall options available for ubuntu are listed below

  • IPCop Firewall

  • Vuurmuur

  • IPfire

  • Endian

  • ConfigServer Security Firewall

  • pfSense

  • Shorewall


The major differences between Baidu Cloud and Ubuntu One are as follows −

Baidu CloudUbuntu One
Baidu Cloud was launched in the year 2012 by Baidu Incorporation.Ubuntu One was launched in the year 2009 by Canonical Limited.
Baidu Cloud offers free storage space of 6 GB.Ubuntu One offers 5 GB free storage space.
Baidu Cloud offers a maximum storage size of 2TB.Ubuntu offers unlimited storage space for the paid version.
Baidu Cloud maximum file size is 4 GB for free and 20GB for paid.Ubuntu One maximum file size was 5 GB per file.
Baidu Cloud has an unstable band-width limit.Ubuntu One had a band-width limit.
Baidu Cloud is still in use.Ubuntu One was suspended in the year 2014.
Baidu Cloud provides file hosting and cloud storage service.Ubuntu One provides file hosting, file synchronization and cloud storage service.
Baidu Cloud files stored are encrypted.Ubuntu One files stored are not encrypted.
Baidu Cloud is used in China.Ubuntu One is used worldwide.
Updated on 24-Mar-2022 12:56:10