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Difference between OneDrive and Amazon S3

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  • Last Updated : 18 Nov, 2022
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OneDrive or Microsoft OneDrive is a file hosting and synchronization service provided by Microsoft. It gives the convenience to users for storing files, personal data, and sharing files. It offers 5 GB of free storage space. It was launched by Microsoft in 2007. It is mostly used by professional workers to store the data related to work that might need more security.

Amazon S3 stands for Amazon Simple Storage Service. It is a cloud storage service that is provided by Amazon Web Services. It provides object storage through a web service interface. It allows for storage of 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.

Differences between OneDrive and Amazon S3 are as follows: 

It is owned by Microsoft Incorporation.It is owned by Amazon.
It was launched in 2007.It was launched in 2006.
It offers 5 GB of free storage space.It also offers 5 GB of free storage space.
It was developed by Microsoft.It was developed by Amazon Web Services (AWS).
OneDrive is mostly used by professionals.It is used for both professional and personal work.
It provides full security of data.It also provides full security of data but comparatively less.
It can provide paid storage space of maximum 6 TB.It has an unlimited maximum storage size for paid users.
It supports remote uploading.It does not support remote uploading.
The maximum file size in OneDrive is 250 GB.Here maximum file size is 5 TB.
It supports file versioning for office files only.It fully supports file versioning.
It does not require credit card for free services.It requires credit-card details for a free trial.
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