Decentralized storage service Sia has been around since 2014, originally incorporated as Nebulous Inc.
Sia launched their Cryptocurrency by the end of 2015. Early investors have since seen an incredible increase of the currencies value by over 18.000 times the initial price. Before launching their Cryptocurrency a Whitepaper was published with details on how Nebulous/Sia expected to see the network grow, describing their storage capacity algorithm and more.
Sia uses smart contracts to ensure SLAs on uptime, pricing and more. Sia is open source and written in Golang.
|Cross Region Replication
|S3 Compatible API
|CLI, REST api
|Flexible, defined in smart contract
|Maximum object filesize
|35 TB, files should be uploaded in segments of 40 MB
|Minimum object filesize
|Recommended max file count per bucket
|Max filesize for a bucket
|Maximum amount of buckets
|Authentication / ACL
|Peering & interconnect
|Unsupported Paid Feature Supported Unknown