High performance object storage overview

A high-performance, scalable and secure storage space

Upload your static files (videos, images, web files) to unlimited space. Use them from your application or make them accessible on the web via our S3 API.

This storage space can be scaled up as your project grows, with no need to plan for it in advance. It’s the perfect place for storing performance-intensive data. It can meet the requirements of big data and artificial intelligence (AI), or simply help you get the most out of your data. 

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An optimized data experience

Based on high-end machines and an innovative SDS (Software-Defined Storage) system, our high-performance object storage optimizes data processing at every stage of the data lifecycle (storage, transfer, intensive use, and deletion).

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Complete control of your data

Your data is secured on a trusted platform with guaranteed confidentiality. Protect the sovereignty of your sensitive data by moving it with our S3 API. 

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Transparent and competitive pricing

Our pricing model is designed to be predictable, so you won't have any surprises at the end of the month. Get the very best prices on the market for data storage.

Our Object Storage range

 

Standard (Swift)

High performance

Ideal for data storage with no particular performance requirements.

A solution adapted to the most demanding needs, where the storage must include a high read and write performance.

Swift API (S3 compatibility) S3 API

Triple-replication data protection

Data protection with erasure coding

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Why migrate your data to OVHcloud?

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Protect yourself from vendor lock-in

Maintain your data sovereignty with our S3 API. This way, you can move your data from any platform offering the S3 API to a provider that respects reversibility.

Control your budget

Get great prices for storage and traffic. You manage your billing through a predictive and transparent pricing model, so you won’t get any surprises at the end of the month. 

Adapt your application effortlessly

Update your configuration (the endpoint and credentials) while keeping the same application code and tools.

Usage

Create a bucket

# aws --no-verify-ssl --endpoint-url https://s3.[us-east-va|us-west-or].cloud.ovh.us s3 mb s3://test1

List your buckets

# aws ------no-verify-ssl s3 ls

Push your files as objects in a bucket

# aws --no-verify-ssl s3 cp /etc/magic s3://test1

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Features

Scalability

There’s no need to plan ahead for additional storage space to meet your growing needs. With object storage, store all types of files without being blocked by a potential lack of disk space.

Public or private

By default, containers and their objects are only accessible after authentication. In order to make objects publicly available, you can open up access to them on the web without authentication.

Tags

With object storage, you can sort your storage into categories by adding tags to your objects or buckets. Each tag is associated with a key-value pair.

Temporary URL

You can use a temporary URL to provide read or write access to an object, for a given period of time. Once the time period has elapsed, the URL will no longer be valid.

Large storage space

You can use up to 100 buckets per S3 account for object storage.

ACL management

You can configure fine access permissions for objects and containers, by both user and access method.

S3 credential generation

To configure a tool on the S3 API, you can generate credentials that are specific to this use. Simply change the endpoints in the application by using these credentials to get this compatibility.

Large objects

With Object Storage, you can store objects of up to several TB with no size limit.

CORS

Using this mechanism managed via code in web browsers, you can provide access to objects from other domain names, separating a website's code from its static objects.

Cheksum

The object metadata automatically incorporates an MD5 signature, in order to ensure the integrity of all transferred objects.

Redirections via DNS

You can redirect to a container in OVHcloud Object Storage by configuring a special entry in your domain name’s DNS zone.

Pricing Public Cloud

Object Storage Billing

The storage of objects is charged per GB, per hour. The displayed price indicates the cost of a full month of storage. Outgoing traffic from objects is also charged per GB.

What monthly availability commitment does OVHcloud offer for accessing the Object Storage service?

The Service Level Agreement (SLA) offers 99.9% monthly availability for accessing the Object Storage service. For further information, please refer to our SLA.

What monthly availability commitment does OVHcloud offer for data resilience on the Object Storage service?

The data resilience rate is 100% for the Object Storage service. For further information, please refer to our Service Level Agreement (SLA).

What is the difference between a file system and Object Storage?

There are many differences. The two most important differences are the use of Object Storage for static data only, and the unlimited storage space the solution offers.

What is the difference between Block Storage and Object Storage services?

The Block Storage service provides storage spaces that are sized as required, to be attached to an instance. This space will be managed by the instance's operating system. Object Storage provides unlimited space that will be managed directly by your application.

How do I access and/or manipulate data in Object Storage?

There are several ways of manipulating the data stored on Object Storage. To integrate this management directly into your application, you can use one of the available SDKs. You can also directly use a client that is available on the market.

What is the maximum authorized size for an object?

An object cannot exceed 5TB.

What is the limit for the volume of data that can be stored on Object Storage?

Virtually, there is no limit. In other words, OVHcloud manages the service, so that there is always space available.

What is Object Storage?

It is a technology that offers an online storage service. It is accessible via API, provides users with an unlimited amount of space to store data, and the Object Storage cluster is managed by the cloud provider. You can push all types of data into an Object Storage service.

How does Object Storage work?

An Object Storage service works in a cluster with a large number of storage servers sharing algorithms to ensure data resilience. The service places and indexes data depending on which spaces are available. A cluster can be enlarged at any time.