With the arrival of the era of “cloud storage”, it has become the development trend of data storage to store the required data in the cloud at any time. Cloud storage services provide many attractive advantages. It can pay as you go without capital expenditure. Even if the storage demand increases in the future, users do not need to buy other equipment. The storage capacity can be adjusted dynamically, and only the actual used capacity needs to be paid.
Advantages of cloud storage
Cloud storage has a large number of storage devices. Cloud storage is mostly platform services, with many devices distributed in different regions. Multiple devices can serve one user at the same time. Cloud storage providers will develop a variety of product platforms according to user needs. Each authorized user can log in to the cloud storage system through a simple website to enjoy cloud storage services.
Cloud storage has high scalability. Unlike traditional hard disk storage, cloud storage capacity can be easily adjusted according to user needs. Users with a small amount of storage may not need to pay, and users can choose their own provincial accounts when they need to use a large amount of storage space. Cloud storage dynamically meets users’ needs. Users can upgrade their storage accounts at any time to increase storage space. Compared with upgrading the hardware system, this method is obviously more convenient and cheaper.
Cloud storage has multiple copy files, which reduces the risk of data loss or damage. Cloud storage stores the copied files on different servers according to different copy policies. When the hardware is damaged, the service will not be terminated and the data will not be lost. After a new server is replaced, the system will automatically copy and keep multiple backup files to avoid data loss. When the capacity is expanded, the data will also be automatically migrated to the new storage node, without redundant settings, reducing the workload of maintenance personnel.
Cloud storage is cheaper. In the traditional storage mode, once the one-time investment of funds is completed, the system cannot be dynamically adjusted in subsequent use. With the upgrading of equipment, the software and hardware will be updated or even reconstructed accordingly, and the cost will be uncontrollable. By using cloud storage services, enterprises can avoid huge expenses on equipment purchase and technical personnel employment. For individuals, even the free space provided by the supplier is enough for most people to use, avoiding a large expenditure on upgrading hardware.
The above is just a part of the obvious advantages that we have experienced in the process of using, and I believe that we also have a deep understanding in the process of using. Compared with traditional storage methods, cloud storage has many advantages, such as easy management and no access restrictions, which will not be listed here.
Application of cloud storage
After talking about advantages, how does it perform in real life? Now, I’d like to introduce the main applications of cloud storage technology in life:
1. Application of cloud storage in network hard disk
When it comes to cloud storage, the cloud disk function is probably the most familiar one. The traditional network disk first realizes the basic storage function, and then the sharing function; On the basis of absorbing the former function, the personal cloud storage product has introduced the synchronization function to meet the needs of user data migration and management. In addition, personal cloud storage products provide more additional functions, such as the backup of various records, favorites, and address books. The personal cloud storage product truly realizes the features of distributed data storage, redundant deployment of multiple servers, and is also excellent at preventing data loss or theft. The degree of * * * guarantees the data and privacy security of users.
2. Application of cloud storage in enterprise space leasing
With the continuous development of information technology, the amount of information data of each enterprise and unit is growing in a geometric curve. The growth of data volume means that the cost of storage and maintenance increases. Through high-performance, high-capacity cloud storage systems, data service operators and IDC data centers can provide convenient and fast leasing services for institutions that cannot purchase high-capacity storage equipment alone to meet the needs of these institutions, and a large number of professional technicians can also ensure the security of data.
3. Application of cloud storage in video monitoring
With the development of the city, the monitoring technology has been applied to all places, no matter at intersections, shopping malls, schools, hotels and other public places, or individual families, shops, the shadow of monitoring can be seen everywhere. As we all know, monitoring can only be saved for a few days in a flash, but if monitoring can only save a few hours of data, its existence will lose its significance. By integrating cloud storage technology into the video monitoring system, the system not only has more interfaces with different functions, but also can avoid the installation of management programs and playback software, which makes the capacity expand linearly and realizes the storage function of massive data. In addition, the use of cloud storage technology can better carry out distributed management and facilitate capacity expansion at any time.
Cloud storage technology is different from the past. It is more practical, more secure, and has a very broad development prospect. It can better meet the needs of social development and enterprise production. With the emergence of various new things, as well as the in-depth sorting and collection of historical data, the storage content and workload are constantly increasing, which will also put forward higher requirements for cloud storage technology, and cloud storage will also have greater development space and good prospects.