Comparing Estuary to Web3 Storage and NFT Storage.
|Feature||https://estuary.tech||Web3 Storage||NFT Storage|
|Marketing tagline||Use any browser or our API to store public data on IPFS and Filecoin||Build apps backed by Filecoin, no infrastructure required||A brand new service in BETA, built specifically for storing off-chain NFT data|
|Requires you to run infrastructure||No||No||No|
|Maximum file size||Unlimited, or as much as the infrastructure has the hardware for||Potentially 32GB||Potentially 32GB|
|Uses Amazon S3||No||Yes||Yes|
|Live code documentation||Yes||No||No|
|Uses IPFS Cluster||No, however Estuary's shuttle system serves the same function.||Yes||Yes|
|Requires API key||Yes||Yes||Yes|
All of these products have a website you can visit. You can use the website to upload files and view your files.
Manage storage providers, users, and content to offload per node.
|CAR support||Yes, optional||Yes||No|
|Invite only||Yes, users must apply||No, anyone can use Web3 Storage||No, anyone can use NFT Storage|
|Public feedback form||Yes||No||No|
|NPM module required||No, there is no NPM module||Yes||No, optional|
|Command line support||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|NFT education and support||Partial||Partial||Yes|
|Feature||Any Estuary Node||Web3 Storage||NFT Storage|
|Offline deals||No||Yes, in testing||Yes, in testing|
|Filecoin address and payment automation for deals||Yes||No||No|
|Makes Filecoin storage deals||Yes||Uses Estuary, Textile's BidBot and other promising options in development||Uses Estuary, Textile's BidBot and other promising options in development|
|Makes Filecoin retrieval deals||Yes||-||-|
|Aggregates smaller files into Filecoin storage deals for providers||Yes, batches into 4GB deals.||-||-|
|Filecoin deal replication||6x providers out of 98 options (Sept 1st, 2021)||-||-|
|Provider deal logs and history|
Logs around deal success, errors, ask, lotus version, and other useful information.
|Provider profile pages|
|Tools to verify data is actually on Filecoin|
|Run your own deal maker / node|
Can you run your own version of the entire platform / software?
Can the provider control whether or not they will be sent deals? Can an administrator suspend providers temporarily?
|Maximum deal piece size||32GB||-||-|
Our Estuary Node has pinned and stored data on the Filecoin Network.
Logs from your Storage providers are public so we can help debug and triage issues with the Filecoin Network.