Benchmarking the Object Storage Services for Amazon and Azure

  • Wedad AhmedEmail author
  • Hassan Hajjdiab
  • Farid Ibrahim
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 887)


Cloud computing is increasingly being used as a new computing model that provide users rapid on-demand access to computing resources with reduced cost and minimal management overhead. Data storage is one of the most famous cloud services that have attracted great attention in the research field. In this paper, we focus on the object storage of Microsoft Azure and Amazon cloud computing providers. This paper reviews object storage performance of both Microsoft Azure blob storage and Amazon simple storage service. Security and cost models for both cloud providers have been discussed as well.


Cloud object storage Microsoft azure blob storage Amazon S3 storage 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Engineering and Computer ScienceAbu Dhabi UniversityAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates

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