Introducing Google Cloud Storage Nearline

Unlike traditional solutions, Nearline provides unmatched price and performance for long-term storage:

  • Fast Performance: all the benefits of cold storage while making the data immediately available. Unlike its competitors, Nearline enables ~3 second response times for data retrieval and improves SLAs.
  • Low-cost: capacity pricing is extremely low at 1c per GB for data at rest.
  • Security: redundant storage at multiple physical locations protects data. OAuth and granular access controls form strong, configurable security.
  • Integrated: fully integrated with other Google Cloud Storage services, providing a consistent method of access across the entire Google Cloud Storage service line.
  • Simple: no need to adopt new programming models – data manipulation behavior remains the same across Google Cloud Storage services.
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Yeah, it looks like a great service for web application and servers, the ones that must’nt be so happy about it are the members of Amazon Glacier team :laughing: