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If you’re anything like me, you love reading, but also appreciate that sometimes your eyes need to be doing other things; whether it’s finding your exit off the highway, or keeping your puppy from destroying the couch.

And sometimes the thought of sitting down to read something just feels like…


So far, we’ve talked a lot about how to use Cloud Storage — from managing data to optimizing performance, uploading, downloading, and buckets. But there’s one important topic that we haven’t talked about: the price tag.

Analogy time! I’ve found that having a grocery list keeps me from overspending at…


Once you’ve got your data into Cloud Storage, it’s time for an important conversation about authentication. In this post, we’ll review some critical components for determining who has access to that data.

Let’s go back in time, to when you first created a bucket. You’ll need to decide whether you…


When it comes to the cloud, there’s more than one way to serve a file. In this post, we’ll walk you through all the ways to serve data from Cloud Storage — so you can determine the best fit for your needs!

You can use Cloud Storage to serve assets…


So you’ve created your buckets, and now you want to use the power of the cloud to serve your content. With a can-do attitude and the details of this post, you’ll learn how to get your data into Cloud Storage with a variety of upload methods. Let’s go!

When you…


You’ve got the data, and we’ve got the buckets. In this post, we’ll review why buckets are the cornerstone of everything you’ll do in Cloud Storage, and go over some of the options you’ll need to understand to get things set up.

Why Buckets?

Anything you want to store in Cloud Storage…


So you’ve got to serve static assets from the cloud — You’ve heard of Cloud Storage, but aren’t in the mood to make our library of documentation your weekend reading. …


Check out this blog post to catch up on all things CORS.

CORS is in place to prevent you from a sneaky bait and switch. It also allows you to get around the errors produced by legitimate interactions between known origins. …


Don’t be scared, it’s just an Error!

Jump scares can be exciting, but the ones we get from CORS errors can be genuinely frightening. Have you heard this scary story before? Perhaps you looked up the error on Google and found a great Stack Overflow answer, skimmed it quickly, and added the header you needed. You might…


So far on Cloud Storage Bytes, we’ve talked about managing object data through renaming, moving, and deleting. But there’s another facet of managing objects that’s equally important: managing metadata. In this post, we’ll take a look at what metadata is available in a Cloud Storage object and how it’s used.

Jenny Brown

Google Cloud Developer Advocate, Thinker, Feeler, Adventurer, Surfer, Burner. Opinions are my own, but I’m happy to share.

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