Storage Options Comparison

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AFS

NFS

Campus AD File Service

Google

AWS

Cost to the client

no

no

no

no

yes

Appropriate for confidential data3

no

yes

yes

yes

yes

Appropriate for restricted data4

no

yes

yes

no

no

Physical location of hardware

UCSC

UCSC/SDSC

UCSC

Varies

Varies

Redundant hardware

yes

yes1

yes2

yes

Depends

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