In my years of experience in the Information technology, one of the parameter needed to consider are the Reliability and Security. In the Philippines, most of the corporate clients didn’t consider the cloud based solution such as cloud storage and ECS. But due to recent worldwide event such as Covid-19 pandemic, most of the corporate client shifted to Cloud based solutions.And one of the in demand cloud based solution is the cloud storage. In he market, a lot of cloud based solutions offers different cloud products such as storage like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Acronis Cloud and Alibaba Cloud.Alibaba Cloud, founded in 2009, is a global leader in cloud computing and artificial intelligence, providing services to thousands of enterprises, developers, and governments organizations in more than 200 countries and regions. Committed to the success of its customers, Alibaba Cloud provides reliable and secure cloud computing and data processing capabilities as a part of its online solutions.
Alibaba Cloud adopts industry standards and best practices and strives to meet the requirements of both international and domestic markets. Alibaba offers different kind of Cloud Storage such as Apsara File Storage NAS, Object Storage Service (OSS), Elastic Block Storage, Hybrid Backup Recovery and a lot more. But for this discussion lets focus on the Apsara File Storage NAS.
Alibaba Cloud File Storage NAS is a file storage service for Alibaba Cloud ECS instances, Alibaba Cloud E-HPC and Container Service. It provides standard file access protocols, so you do not have to modify existing applications. This enables you to have a distributed file system with unlimited capacity and performance scaling, with a single namespace, multi-party sharing, high reliability, and high availability. Below are some of the features of Alibaba Cloud File Storage NAS:
High Performance - High IOPS, low latency, and high throughput.Meets various business needs.
Secure - Multiple security mechanisms, Account authorization, VPC, and security group ACL
High Reliability- Provides a data reliability of 99.999999999%
Ease of Use- Supports standard NFS, SMB protocols. No modifications need to be made to your applications