International Journal for Innovative Research in Science and Technology (IJIRST)
A keeping critical data safe and accessible from several locations has become a global preoccupation, either being this data personal, organizational or from applications. As a consequence of this issue, the authors verify the emergence of on-line storage services. In addition, there is the new paradigm of cloud computing, which brings new ideas to build services that allow users to store their data and run their applications in the "Cloud". By doing a smart and efficient management of these service's storage, it is possible to improve the quality of service offered, as well as to optimize the usage of the infrastructure where the services run.