Understand storage classes, lifecycle management, and access control policies & permissions on GCS

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Key subtopics we will cover

  • Storage classes on GCS
  • Lifecycle Management
  • Access control policies and permissions


Please follow the steps below to create a bucket on google cloud storage and upload our test object which we will be using going forward. The demo below is sufficient. However, if you will like to understand this process in more detail, please read…

Understand cloud storage concepts and how to use them on google cloud.

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What is Google Cloud Storage?

Google Cloud Storage (GCS) is a type of object storage offered by Google. But then, what is object storage you may ask. Object storage is a type of storage service that stores data in the form of objects or blobs. These objects are usually uniquely identifiable by an addressable URL. It is also one of the 4 main categories of storage services provided by most public cloud providers. Other types of storage services include File Storage, Block Storage, and Caches.

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