Frequently Asked Questions
Any application that can use the Swift or S3 API.
A few examples include:
- CloudBerry (what we use for Genesis Backup)
- CloudBerry Drive and Explorer
- Media streaming
- File repository where trillions of files can be stored
- Custom applications that can use basic REST commands to store/retrieve files
Other Object Storage solutions charge enormous amounts for data transfer and transaction fees. Genesis Storage is available for a fixed per-GiB/month price with no transaction fees nor bandwidth costs.
Genesis Storage consists of two physically separate repositories for Swift and S3 storage. Swift and S3 have different API characteristics that can be useful depending on the application.
No Vendor lock-in – don’t like Genesis? Move your object storage files with no bandwidth nor transaction costs.
Genesis Storage consists of two Object Storage platforms based on Swift and S3.
Object Storage is a distributed, highly-available, and durable storage system designed to accommodate an unlimited number of folders and files.
Swift object storage is OpenStack’s chosen platform for all of its projects’ object storage needs. Swift is an eventually consistent platform.
Genesis’ S3-compatible object storage is backed by Ceph, the most popular S3-compatible platform and what most providers use. Ceph is a immediately consistent platform.
$0.01/GiB/month – no transaction fees – no bandwidth costs