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In this post we will discuss the advantages of storing media content of your website on Amazon S3 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 One of the typical ways to improve scalability of high traffic website is to serve it contents from several web servers. For example you may want to store your html files and dynamic script files at http://www.mysite.com/ while multimedia content such as images, video and audio files at http://media.mysite.com/ This way all request for html pages will go to first sever and requests for media content will go to the second one allowing each server to perform better under high load. Let’s see how you can employ Amazon S3 as your second server. Amazon S3 offers you unlimited scalability and pay as you go model. You pay only for what ac... (more)

Amazon S3 with CloudBerry Backup

CloudBerry Lab has released CloudBerry Backup version 2.3 -- an application that allows users to backup their data online to their cloud storage accounts such as Amazon S3, Windows Azure and Google Storage. Disaster recovery planning is often times an afterthought that comes to light when disaster strikes. Very seldom do companies fully recover from loss of critical data which could lead to loss of business. CloudBerry Backup provides a powerful Backup and Restore product designed to leverage Amazon S3 reliable and secure online storage to make your disaster recovery plan simple... (more)

Manage CloudFront Private Content with CloudBerry Explorer Freeware

CloudBerry Lab has released CloudBerry Explorer v1.7, a freeware 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. With CloudBerry Explorer, Amazon S3 becomes an extension to your local storage. You are no longer limited to the classic data storage on your local drive(s). With CloudBerry Explorer, you can move files to Amazon S3 just as easily as managing them on ... (more)

Manage Eucalyptus / Walrus with CloudBerry Explorer

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 mac... (more)

How to configure S3 Bucket Root Document with CloudBerry Explorer

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer freeware 2.7 and later. As always we are trying to stay on top of the new functionality offered by Amazon S3  to offer the most compelling Amazon S3 and CloudFront client on Windows platform. Amazon has released a set of S3 features that allow customers to host their entire website on Amazon S3. The newer version of CloudBerry Explorer freeware comes with a full support for those features. AWS customers commonly serve image and video content out of S3, but they typically do not host their html content out of S3.  The biggest issue wa... (more)