Questions tagged [cloud-storage]

Use this tag if you're looking for either an application which can or should store its data in the cloud or if you're looking for a server-side software providing cloud-based storage.

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Alternative to Ubuntu One (client and service) with at least 5GB of storage and online access [closed]

Recently Canonical announced that it is shutting down the Ubuntu One service. I'm looking for a cloud storage service/client pair that: Has a Linux client (I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 if it matters)...
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Encrypt then sync your files to ANY cloud storage as secured offsite backup?

On a Windows computer. But if you have a solution for Linux or Mac, I am happy to hear it. I will pay money for it, as long as it works. I need a solution to encrypt and then sync all my files to ...
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Photo management & cloud backups

My mother is a photo enthusiast and I have just discovered that her 300+ GB of photos have been saved in a disorganized manner without a backup solution. I work with computers for a living, but after ...
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Alternatives to Google Drive with emphasis on privacy and user experience?

Could you please recommend some alternatives to Google Drive? I am concerned about my privacy, security; plus I need to have an Android, OS X, and a web client as well. If there are such alternatives ...
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Software to backup incrementally to cloud provider

I'm looking for software to implement backups from a NAS (which runs a vanilla Linux distribution) to a cloud storage/backup provider. The NAS stores 1-3TB of document & media files. In particular,...
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Client-side encryption for cloud storage

I'm looking for client-side encryption software for Windows 10, that can be used for any cloud storage service (Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive etc.). I used to use BoxCryptor Classic, but that doesn'...
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Looking for cheap cloud data storage option with virtual drive

Does anyone know of a cheap ~ 1TB cloud service that includes virtual drive software such that I can mount the cloud drive as a local hard drive through Windows?
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Online backup for Windows and Linux

I've been a satisfied user of CrashPlan for cloud backups of my family's computers for many years, but now that Code42 is discontinuing CrashPlan Home in favor of their business-oriented offerings, I ...
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Google Cloud Storage (Nearline) - Incremental/differential backup tool

Looking for a backup tool that can do incremental/differential backups to Google Cloud Storage (nearline). Currently I'm using a command line tool (Gsutil) provided by Google. However, I find it's ...
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How can I integrate cloud storage for documents?

My client is a not-for-profit that shelters cats and dogs. To fulfill their mission, the organization provides veterinarian care for the animals. The resulting veterinarian documentation is necessary ...
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Geographically Distributed FTP Solution

I am currently looking into solutions for geographically distributing an FTP solution. Here is the use case: The company I work for has a software product that can produce very large log files which ...
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Exposing a file system as an Amazon S3 compatible service

I am looking for open source software that can be used for expose a file system tree as a service with an S3 (subset) compatible API. I need something that allows software (i.e. GenomeSpace which has ...
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Mount cloud storages (Dropbox/Gdrive) as virtual disk or virtual folder inside Windows file system (free alternative to Mountain Duck)

I need to mount clouds, like Dropbox or Gdrive either as a virtual disk or a virtual folder inside my Windows file system. Requirements: Free. I'd like to mount at least 2 clouds with the same ...
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Self-Hosted Cloud Storage

I'm looking for a self-hosted cloud storage solution, that: Is gratis and open-source Has a Windows sync client, that: Runs in the background Supports editing the documents while being offline ...
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A web storage site with direct file link

I am building a woocommerce based site, in which I want to sell a certain excel file. I've been struggling find a web storage site which will allow me to put a link to my digital product in ...
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Personal Portable Wiki that Syncs with Dropbox

I'm looking for a personal wiki for knowledge management. I'd like it to be open source (free). I took a look through the WikiMatrix already, but the options are a little too broad for me. Basically, ...
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Use several cloud storage accounts as a single big synchronized folder

Is there any free software that manage cloud storage such as google drive, drop box and sky drive with multi-account in the same time. For google drive window local application, i can only register ...
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Encrypted personal diary for android

I'm looking for an application for keeping a personal diary on my Android phone. My requirements: All data is encrypted so that only I can access the content. It's open-source (I have higher trust to ...
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Chrome extension to determine how saturated a product is on aliexpress.com

My sister is getting started in drop-shipping. She has the set up. She has asked me to find out a way to see if a product is untapped or over-saturated on aliexpress.com. I would like to offer her a ...
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What alternatives do I have for Azure Blob Storage?

I'm using Azure Blob Storage this way: User goes into the application and updates an image, voice, or video Metadata of that blob would be saved in my own database, on my own server The name of the ...
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Software to use Windows based user workstations for backup and storage

Is there a program that can take advantage of all of the unutilized storage on 500+ Windows workstations spread out across our network? I was thinking of a server software that would appear as one ...
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How to encrypt the content of a directory on the fly?

What I am looking for: I would like to have something like a 'file-level' encrypted file-system but working in the reverse: The files would be stored in clear on the disk but when accessed via a '...
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Free cloud syncing service for phone camera that also mirrors the device's directory structure

I was a SugarSync user and really love the way they sync my camera roll into album folder, maintaining the folder structure in my phone. Since they took down the free option, I want to move to another ...
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Android app to download from DropBox in bulk

I'm looking for an Android app that would work like DropBox's native app, BUT would allow me to download a whole folder instead of only individual files. Requirements: Free (gratis) or cheap Allows ...
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Software to upload files to Amazon S3

A few years ago, I used S3 Fox to upload files to my Amazon S3 storage. I need to use S3 again but now for work. It turned out that S3 Fox is not available anymore. Can you recommend a reliable and ...
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What would be a good setup for server and client for file storage and versioning?

I'm looking for help deciding the setup for server and client for our non-profit organization. There will be 1 server and multiple users using a C# application. Here are some insights and requirements:...
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OneDrive client equivalent but with external drive or network drive for cloud

The facts: I have 1.2TB of data (work 0.8TB, personal 0.4TB) I like to have all my files in on place, one folder with subfolders. It's more convenient to backup one folder stored on a single HDD, ...
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Encrypted online backup with snapshots for Linux

My current backup is with Back In Time on multiple external HDDs. This is nice as it has snapshots and encryption (with LUKS). It protects against hardware failures, user errors and malware attacks. ...
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Looking for file server/NAS for Linux with file management features

I currently have a Linux home PC that I'm using as a file server among other things. I'm getting ready to rebuild it and I'm getting overwhelmed with some of the choices out there such as FreeNAS, ...
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High performance, self-hosted, minimal cloud storage solution

I want a way of keeping a central repository of files on my server, which can then be kept in sync on client computers. Basically, I want OwnCloud, except without the file history, without the user ...
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Cloud storage consolidation that shares space

I'm looking for an app (preferably windows desktop, so that it could create a directory for seamless file transfer, but web would be acceptable) that will let me take my numerous cloud storage ...
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Self-hosted file sharing application (for video files)

Apart from ownCloud, which I already use, which would be a good alternative for a self-hosted file sharing application with simple authentication and user grouping, suitable for video file exchange?
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Possibility of a personal server

I am curious as to the possibility of creating a personal server which can store basic data, such as passwords, a todo list, shopping list, maybe even a calendar for sceduling. I would like the ...
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Best cloud-based back-up/storage software (desktop & mobile)

I’m interested in an application that automatically syncs any kind of files on phones, tablets, and laptops (mine and my wife’s). Basically something like Google Photos, but not only for pictures. The ...
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Is it possible to have a private dropbox like service / software that stores on my harddisk and syncs across my devices?

Every 14-16 months my girlfriend without fail exclaims that she, yet again, needs a new phone. When I prod her as to why she needs a phone so soon when she only got the one she has last year, I hear &...
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A cloud storage package that supports a .gitignore style file

I need a cloud (not self hosted unless its very simple to setup) storage product that supports a .gitignore style file. Eg I have c:\sync\folder1.syncignore c:\sync is the root folder, everything ...
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Library for file management. Two backends: filesystem, s3

I am dreaming of a Python library which abstracts the file handling of my application. The application should run in two different configurations: No storage server. All file operations get done on ...
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What's the best approach for archiving/storing many files to easily access them later?

I'm looking for a way to efficiently store and archive my files, in a way that anyone could be able to find and access whatever files he would have been looking for at any time without any problems, ...
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Free file storage, working as Git/GitHub, Windows, portable

I work with git/GitHub and Bazaar/Launchpad. But on GitHub and Launchpad it is impossible to store the files which aren't relating to my projects and on these services not enough room for files is ...
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Photos host with embed button for website

I have a wedding website where I'd like people to be able to upload pictures they took at the wedding, but the website is static. Is there a free (or cheap) photos host that can give me an embeddable ...
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images repository in GCP

I'm wondering what options do I have if I consider to build image/logo repository in GCP (Google Cloud Platform) from which users will be able to pull while working with Looker. I'm looking into most ...
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Way to manage your address book

I searched many places for address book that suits my needs but cannot find such one (or cannot use what I found) Use case: I meet many people in many cities and organize many different events on ...
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Best option for secure cloud file sync

I would like to sync my files, as dropbox does for example. However, I want my files to be very secure. The main things I want are for it to be secure, 'just work' without hassle, and reasonably fast. ...
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Local photo management software as good as Google Photos wanted

I used to organize all my photos on local discs (CDs, DVDs back in the days). I even renamed them using the predecessor of GeoSetter and removed all duplicates. This was back in the days when I still ...
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CMS with SSO, cloud support, i18n

I'm looking for a CMS that would have the following SSO - with oauth/jwt/openid, cool if it supports keycloak directly cloud support - storage / cdn / scalable i18n - multi language multi platform ...
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Is there a two-way streaming file system or cloud provider that would allow offloading files from my local hard drive to a NAS or the cloud?

Background Is there some kind of a file system or cloud service that would allow me to offload things from my local hard drive (to a NAS or cloud), and still makes it seem that all my files are still ...
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Looking for a Cloud Storage Provider with Content Indexing Capabilities

I work for a small company (less than 25 employees) where most employees work from home. We currently uses JungleDisk as a way to provide shared storage to our users. It works great for most things ...
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For PhD: Software for Cross-Matching & Organizing Files & Recordings + Metadata

For my PhD I am accumulating thousands pdf and word documents from with lecture notes, transcriptions, powerpoint slides, and handouts. I also have several thousand recordings of lectures & ...
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Any library in Java or Python for storing lots of small objects in AWS S3 "intelligently"?

I need to store a lot objects in S3, and I need to be able to address each object fairly quickly (maximum of 2 GETs to find one object) and I don't want to be wasteful when comes to the number of PUT ...
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User-friendly Android photo viewer for folders on remote server

I have a personal server PC (running Windows10) where I store my photos. They are ordered by folders (according to date, event, etc), I want to keep this hierarchy to easily find my photos. What is a ...
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