Cloud Based Storage : A Model Of Data Storage

6901 Words Apr 29th, 2016 28 Pages
Introduction
Cloud-based storage is a model of data storage in which the digital data is stored in logical pools. The physical storage would span multiple servers and locations. The physical environment is typically owned and managed by a hosting company. The Cloud-based storage will compute power, storage, and other resources by gaining access to a suite of elastic IT infrastructure services, as the business demands. With minimal cost and effort, the application can be moved to the cloud. Cloud-based storage help reduces capital expenses, minimize support and administrative costs, retain the performance, security, and have reliability requirements.

Statement of problem

There is an existing problem for enhancing and scaling storage of all the valuable digital assets for a digital comic company, which includes more than 90000 digital comic book titles, book covers, series images and all pages of the digital books. These assets are part of the company’s core website, and sales and content delivery include the majority of the enterprise’s business. The problem revolves around the existing NFS (Network File Storage) having small local storage capacity and causes congestion downtimes for users. All the digital content from these publishers need to be migrated to the new cloud storage system. The DC digital comic book company has huge business expansion plans. There are plans to get affiliated with many top publishers and serve the digital book content.…
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