Monthly Archives: March 2014
Cloud Storage: Commercial vs Roll-your-own

Just posted at Wired.com, a column on cloud data storage services, and roll-your-own vs commercial versions.

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That makes Dropbox a better solution for those who just want to install and use it, although you can end up paying a lot if you need more space than the free version. For those who don’t mind getting down and dirty with the technical details, ownCloud may be the better option, as it gives you more flexibility and lets you take control of your own data in the cloud.