- Google Cloud Storage is designed for 99.999999999% durability. It stores data redundantly, with automatic checksums to ensure data integrity. With Multi-Regional storage, your data is maintained in geographically distinct locations.
- All storage classes offer very high availability. Your data is accessible when you need it. Multi-Regional offers 99.95% and Regional storage offers 99.9% monthly availability in their Service Level Agreement. Nearline and Coldline storage offer 99% monthly availability.
- Google Cloud Storage is practically infinitely scalable. Whether you're supporting a small application or building a large exabyte-scale system, Cloud Storage can handle it.
- When a write succeeds, the latest copy of the object is guaranteed to be returned to any GET, globally. This applies to PUTs of new or overwritten objects and DELETEs.
“Spotify uses Google Cloud Storage for storing and serving music. Using Regional storage allowed us to run audio transcoding in Google Compute Engine close to production storage. Google also offers great networking with open and explicit peering setup, as well as interconnect partnerships with all of our CDN providers.”— Jyrki Pulliainen Software Engineer, Spotify