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CloudBerry Lab has released CloudBerry Explorer v1.1, an application that allows users to manage files on Windows Azure blog storage 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. Among new features are Development Storage and $root container support and availability of the professional version of CloudBerry Explorer for Azure. Development storage is a local implementation of Azure storage that is installed along with Azure SDK. Users can use it to test and debug their Azure applications locally before deploying them to Azure.  The newer version of CloudBerry Explorer allows working with the Development Storage the same way you work with the online storage. $root container is a default container in Azure Blob Stora... (more)

Content Expiration with CloudBerry Explorer

CloudBerry Explorer freeware is a powerful Windows program that helps to manage all aspects of Amazon S3 storage. Many people use Amazon S3 to host their media content or entire websites to offload static content from their web servers, increase scalability or deal with so called TechCrunch effect, when after publishing a review on a popular website such as TechCrunch the number of visitors suddenly jumps tenfold. One of the things that have been successfully employed by professional webmasters to improve scalability and lower the web server load is content caching. Content cachi... (more)

How to manage Eucalyptus / Walrus with CloudBerry S3 Explorer

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer 1.9 and later. 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. We are proud to announce CloudBerry... (more)

How to generate reports on Amazon S3 log files with SiSense

In one of our previous posts we discussed how to enable Amazon S3 logging with CloudBerry Explorer. You can also check out how to enable S3 logging here. In this blog we will discuss how to actually view the log files.  Amazon S3 log files come in their proprietary formats, what’s more under certain circumstances one log record can show up in two log files at the same time, which makes the reconciliation process rather difficult. Besides, there are not very many tools around there that could help you to view the log files in the meaningful way.  Now comes SiSense Prism, which i... (more)

How to sign-up for Amazon S3 and CloudBerry Backup

This post will focus on CloudBerry Online Backup in hope that this product will become your tool of choice for automating backup and restore processes.  I am going to show you how easy it is s to sign-up for Amazon S3 account and register it with CloudBerry Backup. Just remember, signing up for Amazon S3 is a two-step process. First you should create an Amazon account. Second you have to sign-up for S3 service.  If you ever bought a book or any other goods on Amazon you should have that account already and you can safely skip the first step and move to the second. How to create... (more)