Amazon S3 Bucket Data Storage for GDB Attachments

Idea created by blaird on May 16, 2012
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    • osidublin
    • billfox
    • aug_aug
    • 1_mdlong
    • smitha@wsdot.wa.gov
    • blaird
    In a SaaS deployment of ArcGIS Server I would like to see ESRI leverage Amazon S3 as a storage platform for Geodatabase Attachments for both ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS.com so that I can easily scale while keeping costs manageable.  Blob storage works well in a typical Enterprise environment but as more companies are moving to Public and Private Cloud deployments cheaper storage alternatives such as Amazon S3 make sense.  Additionally this would be a great feature for Services published to ArcGIS.com which currently does not support attachment functionality.