DigitalOcean Block Storage vs iCloud

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DigitalOcean Block Storage vs iCloud: What are the differences?

Developers describe DigitalOcean Block Storage as "Attach highly available and scalable SSD-based Block Storage to your Droplet". Add more storage space, mix and match compute and storage to suit your database, file storage, application, service, mobile, and backup needs. On the other hand, iCloud is detailed as "*A cloud storage and cloud computing service *". Sign in to iCloud to access your photos, videos, documents, notes, contacts, and more. Use your Apple ID or create a new account to start using Apple services.

DigitalOcean Block Storage and iCloud can be categorized as "Cloud Storage" tools.

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    What is DigitalOcean Block Storage?

    Add more storage space, mix and match compute and storage to suit your database, file storage, application, service, mobile, and backup needs.

    What is iCloud?

    Sign in to iCloud to access your photos, videos, documents, notes, contacts, and more. Use your Apple ID or create a new account to start using Apple services.

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    What are some alternatives to DigitalOcean Block Storage and iCloud?
    DigitalOcean Spaces
    DigitalOcean Spaces are designed to make it easy and cost effective to store and serve massive amounts of data. Spaces are ideal for storing static, unstructured data like audio, video, and images as well as large amounts of text.
    Amazon S3
    Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
    Google Cloud Storage
    Google Cloud Storage allows world-wide storing and retrieval of any amount of data and at any time. It provides a simple programming interface which enables developers to take advantage of Google's own reliable and fast networking infrastructure to perform data operations in a secure and cost effective manner. If expansion needs arise, developers can benefit from the scalability provided by Google's infrastructure.
    Azure Storage
    Azure Storage provides the flexibility to store and retrieve large amounts of unstructured data, such as documents and media files with Azure Blobs; structured nosql based data with Azure Tables; reliable messages with Azure Queues, and use SMB based Azure Files for migrating on-premises applications to the cloud.
    Amazon EBS
    Amazon EBS volumes are network-attached, and persist independently from the life of an instance. Amazon EBS provides highly available, highly reliable, predictable storage volumes that can be attached to a running Amazon EC2 instance and exposed as a device within the instance. Amazon EBS is particularly suited for applications that require a database, file system, or access to raw block level storage.
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