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CloudBerry Lab has released CloudBerry Explorer v2.0, an application that allows users to manage files in Amazon S3 buckets just as they would on their local computers. CloudBerry Explorer allows end users to accomplish simple tasks without special technical knowledge, automate time-consuming tasks to improve productivity.  Eucalyptus is an open source software framework for cloud computing that implements what is commonly referred to as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Eucalyptus software provides users with the ability to run and control isolated collections of virtual machine instances with many EC2/S3-compatible tools. Walrus is a storage service included with Eucalyptus that is interface compatible with Amazon S3. Walrus allows users to store persistent data, organized as buckets and objects. The new version of CloudBerry Explorer helps you manage Walrus s... (more)

How to host Media Files on Amazon S3 and CloudFront with CloudBerry Explorer (part 2)

This is a second part of our article on how to host content of your website on Amazon S3.  In this post we will discuss the advantages of storing media content of your website using Amazon CloudFront service and how CloudBerry Explorer can help. Overview If you want to learn how to get your Amazon S3 account you can read our previous post here .  I also highly recommend reading the first part of this article that explains why you may want to host your media content on Amazon S3 and how to do that with CloudBerry Explorer. In this article we will go beyond that and explain how you... (more)

How to manage Amazon S3 Versioning with CloudBerry Explorer

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer PRO 1.8 and later. Versioning is an exciting new feature that makes Amazon S3 that allows you to create versions of objects instead of overwriting them and keep them on S3. Versioning support dramatically increases a range of Amazon s3 of possible applications and it is only limited by your imagination. It is currently in beta an supported only for buckets located in the new Northern California region. Newer version of CloudBerry Explorer comes with support for versioning. You can turn on versioning aware mode, turn on versioning fo... (more)

How to Configure Private Content for CloudFront Steaming with CloudBerry S3 Explorer

Amazon Session at Cloud Expo CloudFront team recently introduced a set of features that would to allow you to secure content streamed through Amazon CloudFront. Private content features for streaming distributions give customers more control over who can and who cannot view content streamed with the service. New release of CloudBerry Explorer fully supports configuring private content for streaming distributions and this article will demonstrate how. To enable Private Content select a bucket and click Streaming button on the toolbar on in the context menu. Make sure a streaming di... (more)

Introducing CloudBerry Explorer for Google Storage

Google Storage for Developers is a RESTful service for storing and accessing your data on Google's infrastructure. The service combines the performance and scalability of Google's cloud with advanced security and sharing capabilities. Following the Google’s announcement CloudBerry Lab decided to support Google Storage in their CloudBerry Explorer product line. CloudBerry Explorer for Google Storage will have all of the functionality of CloudBerry S3 Explorer taking into account Google Storage specifics. Google Storage is currently in private beta but if you are one of those luc... (more)