What are the differences between Google Drive and Wasabi?

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Let us understand the concepts of Wasabi and Google Drive before learning the differences between them.

Google Drive

It is a file storage and synchronization service developed by Google in the year 2012. It allows users to store files, share files and synchronize files on different devices. In order to access and use a Google drive account, you would need to set up a G-mail account.

Once you've set up your Google account, you can access Google Drive by going to http://drive.Google.com in your web browser.

Features

The features of Google Drive are as follows −

  • Sync Your All Files

  • Save to Google Drive

  • Save Gmail Attachments

  • Work Offline

  • Convert PDFs to Docs

  • Share with Others

  • Scan Documents

  • Upgrade to Google One from Drive

Advantages

The advantages of Google Drive are as follows −

  • Google drive is providing cloud storage to store your documents

  • No need to save your documents. Whenever you edit some documents in Google drive, there is no fear of not saving it, as it is automatically saved

  • Google Drive is also an offline feature for users with a Google Chrome Browser.

  • Google Drive initially gives 15 GB of free storage space to users, which is more than enough for the average user.

  • Documents that are created and stored on Google Drive are shared with other Google users with a single click. Documents can also be shared with the general public as Google will generate a custom hyperlink for you.

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Google Drive are as follows −

  • If we want more than 15GB of storage users need to purchase the storage.

  • Even though Google is offering paid storage of up to 30 terabytes, it has a restriction in place that files larger than 5 terabytes cannot be viewed within Google Drive.

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 Google Drive and Wasabi are as follows −

Google DriveWasabi
Google Drive is owned by Google LLC in the year 2012
Wasabi is owned by Wasabi incorporation in 2017
Google Drive offer 15 GB storage for free
Wasabi does not offer free storage space
Maximum storage capacity is 30 TB.
Wasabi maximum storage size is unlimited
Google Drive provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
Wasabi provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
The maximum file size in Google Drive is 5TB.
The maximum file size is not restricted in Wasabi.
Google Drive API is 0Auth2
Wasabi supports developer API.
Google Drive has more users.
Wasabi has less number of users.
Google Drive supports file versioning.
Wasabi does not support file versioning.
Google Drive provides free as well as paid storage space.
Wasabi provides only paid storage space..
raja
Updated on 21-Mar-2022 10:26:31

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