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Difference between Google Drive and Amazon S3

Last Updated : 10 Feb, 2023
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1. Google Drive : 
Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service provided by the Google. It allows the users to store the files and personal data and to share the files. It offers 15 GB free storage space. It was launched by Google in 2012. It is used by almost each and every person which is somehow related to internet. Everyone uses this to store some professional and personal data. 

2. Amazon S3 : 
Amazon S3 stands for Amazon Simple Storage Service. It is a cloud storage service which is provided by Amazon Web Services. It provides object storage through a web service interface. It allows to store any type of objects like data lakes for analytics, data archives, backup and recovery, disaster recovery, hybrid cloud storage and internet applications. It was launched by AWS in 2006. 

Difference between Google Drive and Amazon S3 :

It is owned by Google LLC. It is owned by Amazon.
It was launched in 2012. It was launched in 2006.
It offers 15 GB free storage space. It offers 5 GB free storage space.
It was developed by Google. It was developed by Amazon Web Services (AWS).
The number of users using Google Drive is more. The number of users using Amazon S3 is less.
It provides full security of data. It also provides full security of data but comparatively less.
It has the maximum storage size of 30 TB. It has the unlimited maximum storage size for paid users.
It does not support remote uploading. Remote uploading is not supported here also.
Maximum file size in Google Drive is 5 TB. Here maximum file size is 5 TB.
It supports file versioning. It also supports file versioning.
It does not require credit-card for free services. It requires credit-card details for free trial.
Google Drive does not have any help desk. Amazon S3 has excellent Email/Help Desk support.

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