Run S3 Object Storage on FreeNAS and TrueNAS
S3 is an object storage provided by many major cloud providers including Amazon Web Services™ and is well suited for storing unstructured data like multimedia files (video, audio, photos) and big data. TrueNAS and FreeNAS run Minio object storage as a native service, allowing NAS storage to act as an S3 storage target with standard S3 APIs.
The video below and the more-detailed quick guide discuss how to set up the S3 service on FreeNAS, as well as how to connect several S3 tools to the storage.
With Plugins, Jails, Docker, VMs, S3 object storage, and cost savings of up to 80% compared to renting cloud storage, FreeNAS and TrueNAS are the perfect storage platforms for developers and web service providers.