Cloud storage can be an attractive means of outsourcing the day-to-day management of data, but ultimately the responsibility and liability for that data falls on the company that owns the data, not the hosting provider. With this in mind, it is important to understand some of the causes of data corruption, how much responsibility a cloud service provider holds, some basic best practices for utilizing cloud storage safely, and some methods and standards for monitoring the integrity of data regardless of whether that data resides locally or in the cloud.
This blog is called myNoSQL and it is written by me, Alex Popescu, a software architect with a passion for open source and communities.
It records my readings, learnings, and opinions on NoSQL databases, polyglot persistence, and distributed systems -- subjects that I'm passionate about.
The opinions expressed here are my own, and no other party necessarily agrees with them.
If you feel I'm biased, I probably am.