I need to serve about 500 GB of static data. Which service is the best for me?

January 12, 2018 912 views
Block Storage Object Storage Ubuntu 16.04

I'm building a site that needs to serve about 500GB of static data from the get go, with about 5-10GB of static data added per month. The data are mostly photos. The data will not be modified after they are added to the database. Once it is added, it is added for good. I will be manually uploading the static data myself.

My users will be passive, viewing the static data in my database without uploading any significant data on their own.

From my current findings, I will need Compute for sure, along with a storage service. The question is, should I use Block Storage or Object Storage?

Thanks!

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