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Difference between Amazon Drive and Backblaze B2
  • Last Updated : 29 Jul, 2020

1. Amazon Drive : 
Amazon Drive is a file hosting service and cloud storage provided by Amazon. It allows cloud storage, file hosting, file sharing and file backup. File and folders on this drive can be transferred from multiple devices like desktop, mobile and tablets. Amazon Drive was initially known as Amazon Cloud Drive. It is not available accross the world. It is available for some selected countries. It was launched in 2011. 

2. Backblaze B2 : 
Backblaze B2 is a cloud storage service which is provided by Backblaze Incorporation. It is quite similar to the Amazon S3 and other cloud storage services. It is an object storage service. It was launched by Backblaze Incorporation in 2015. It offers 10 GB free storage space. It also provides unlimited storage space for premium accounts. It is also known as B2 cloud storage. 

Difference between Amazon Drive and Backblaze B2 : 

 

AMAZON DRIVE BACKBLAZE B2
It is owned by Amazon. It is owned by Backblaze Incorporation.
It was launched in 2011. It was launched in 2015.
It offers 5 GB free storage space. It offers 10 GB free storage space.
It provides limited storage space for paid. It provides unlimited storage space for paid.
It is used in all countries excluding Mexico and China. While it is used world wide.
It has the maximum storage size of 30 TB. Maximum storage size is unlimited here.
Maximum file size in Amazon Drive is 2 GB via Web and 50 GB via Drive application. Here is no such restrictions.
It does not support file versioning. It supports file versioning.
It charges comparatively more for additional storage that means it is more costly. It charges less for additional storage that means it is less costly.
It is used mainly for storing photos. It is used for storing all types of files including photos, videos, pdf etc.

 

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