The Great Disk Drive in the Sky: How Web giants store big—and we mean big—data
Jan-28 2012 / 23:36 EST
How Web giants store data via @zite:
When Microsoft launched the Azure platform-as-a-service, it faced a similar set of requirements to those of Amazon—including massive amounts of general-purpose storage. But because it's a PaaS, Azure doesn't expose as much of the infrastructure to its customers as Amazon does with EC2. And the service has the benefit of being purpose-built as a platform to serve cloud customers instead of being built to serve a specific internal mission first.Read article:
So in some respects, Azure's storage a...
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