Cloud Storage

Cloud Storage is a service offered by Selectel for storing and distributing static data. The service is built on OpenStack Swift, which offers extensive opportunities for integrating with various applications and sites.

All files uploaded to storage are replicated on three independent servers, providing maximum data durability. Storage automatically scales to match growing data loads.

Applicable Tasks

In addition to storing data, Cloud Storage can be used for a variety of purposes:

  • storing backups
  • distributing static content for online applications and sites
  • hosting static sites
TermDefinition

Object

A single unit of stored data

Container

A logical storage unit, where stored objects (files or folders and their contents) inherit the parent's (container) setting

CDN

Content Delivery Network; a network of specially equipped servers that accelerate the delivery (distribution) of content to the end user

SSL Certificate

Standard security technology for establishing an encrypted connection between a web server (site) and client (browser)