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Amazon S3 File system, Object store File system overview

Scales Automatically

Scales up on demand to petabytes and scales out to thousands of servers.

High Performance

Speed like a local hard drive. Performance scales up and out. 550+MB/s read & write per node.

Simple to Set Up

Get up and running in minutes. Works with your existing software and tools.

Zero Maintenance

No storage cluster reconfiguration or storage pre-provision.

Reliable and Redundant

Data is stored in a durable object store. Amazon S3 has 99.999999999% durability.


Runs completely on your infrastructure. Strong end-to-end encryption protects your data.

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Share Files between EC2 Instances with ObjectiveFS shared filesystem

Share Files Between EC2 instances

Share files between EC2 instances with unlimited storage and high performance. You can share files between EC2 instances from different regions. Scale your EC2 instances up and out with high performance and without any storage cluster overhead. Your data is stored reliably and redundantly on Amazon S3.

Share File Assets for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento or TYPO3 hosting with shared file system

Scale Out Web Servers

Scale your WordPress, Drupal, Magento, Moodle file assets with high performance. ObjectiveFS is a high throughput and high performance filesystem for content management systems. Your web servers can concurrently read and write to your shared filesystem and updates are visible to all your servers. Your file assets are automatically shared between your servers by ObjectiveFS as you spin up more servers.

Image and Video processing on AWS, public and private cloud

Image and Video Processing

Your image processing and video rendering applications can run directly in the cloud using our POSIX filesystem. Spin up cloud instances on demand for your image and video processing jobs and use ObjectiveFS as a shared persistent storage for your workflow.

Run big data computation and machine learning in the cloud with shared filesystem

Big Data Computation

Distribute your machine learning, life science and big data computation workload in parallel to the cloud. Use ObjectiveFS shared filesystem to read and write your data concurrently. ObjectiveFS provides the performance needed for big data applications that require high throughput to worker nodes.

Shared filesystem for Hybrid Cloud: AWS S3, Google Cloud Storage or On-premise object stores

Backup and Disaster Recovery

ObjectiveFS provides a reliable and secure storage using highly durable object stores such as Amazon S3 and on-premise S3-compatible object stores. Your data is stored securely using end-to-end encryption and can be accessed from your servers, both on-premise and in the cloud. You can use the built-in Snapshot feature to recover point-in-time snapshots of your data.

ObjectiveFS has been a fantastic addition to our infrastructure. I don’t think I will ever work with S3 without it again. Mike K., Principal Architect at WeaveUp Inc

When designing our e-commerce solutions on AWS with Prestashop or Magento, ObjectiveFS is the most valuable partner for shared filesystems. Its high performance, flexibility and resiliency allows our infrastructures to scale efficiently at a reasonable cost. E. Franchini, Solution Architect at neen srl - High Performance Hosting

Thank you again for your excellent support and innovative product - both make accomplishing a truly scalable WordPress infrastructure on AWS easy. Anthony Coleman, Senior Technical Architect at a Fortune 500 company

We need an easy and scalable filesystem for our web servers. We tried so many filesystem solutions and ended with ObjectiveFS. It fits our needs in terms of easy, scalable and performance. We also received really great support. Glen Lumanau, Head of Infrastructure at Kaskus

How is ObjectiveFS different from Amazon EFS?

ObjectiveFS EFS
Reliability Backed by Amazon S3 NFS-based
Storage Durability 99.999999999% by S3 Not specified
Data integrity Strong checksums Not specified
Performance Always high performance Pay for performance
Performance: Small Files 100X faster than EFS (info) Slow for small files
Performance: Large Files 550+MB/s (info) 109MB/s
Scalability 1 to 1000s 1 to 1000s
Storage Cost S3: $0.023/GB EFS: $0.300/GB
Snapshots Automatic & Checkpoint -
Local disk cache Yes -
ACL full support Yes -
File Capabilities Yes -
Immutable files and dirs support Yes -
Append-only files and dirs support Yes -
POSIX atime support Yes -
SetUID on directories Yes -
Compression Yes -
Transfer Acceleration Yes -
AWS IAM support Yes Yes
User/Group ID mapping Yes Yes
AWS KMS support Yes Yes
Client side encryption Yes -
Server side encryption Yes Yes
Cross-region access Yes Yes
Multi-cloud support Yes -
On-premise storage Yes -

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How is ObjectiveFS different from S3FS?

ObjectiveFS is a full featured POSIX-compatible file system. S3FS is a way of viewing S3 bucket as a file system, and doesn’t fully support regular file system semantics which breaks the expectation of many Linux programs. see more..

How is ObjectiveFS different from S3QL?

The main difference is number of concurrent mounts. ObjectiveFS supports concurrent mounts from multiple machines, while S3QL supports mounts from one machine only. see more..

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