Data storage, backup, and disaster recovery.

Explore storage in Google Cloud

Read documentation and Cloud Architecture Center articles about storage products, capabilities, and procedures.

Cloud Storage overview

Learn about Cloud Storage, including how it works and what tools you can use to store your data.

Filestore overview

Learn about Filestore as a network-attached file storage option.

Backup and Disaster Recovery Service overview

Back up and recover your data resources.

NetApp Volumes overview

Get fully-managed volume provisioning for your file-based applications.

Storage for GKE clusters overview

Learn the storage options that GKE supports and some key considerations for selecting the best option for your business needs.

Storage options for Compute Engine

Learn the storage options that Compute Engine supports and some key considerations for selecting the best option for your business needs.

Training, blog articles, and more

Go to training courses, blog articles, and other related resources.

NetApp Volumes PDF

Learn about how NetApp Volumes works to provide high-performance file storage for demanding enterprise applications and workloads. (Goes to Google Cloud home.)

GKE plus Filestore

View an example of how Filestore integration with GKE can be used to accelerate your AI/ML workload performance by up to 37%. (Goes to Google Cloud blog.)

Get Started with Cloud Storage

Study creating, performing basics tasks, and managing object retention with Cloud Storage. (Goes to Skills Boost Training.)

Use APIs to Work with Cloud Storage

Study using the gsutil command-line tool, APIs, and the APIs Explorer tool with Cloud Storage. (Goes to Skills Boost Training.)

NetApp: Build, Protect and Govern your Data Infrastructure On Google Cloud

Study how to store, protect, and govern your data. (Goes to Skills Boost Training.)

The Basics of Google Cloud Compute

Study how to work with virtual machines (VMs), persistent disks, and web servers using Compute Engine. (Goes to Skills Boost Training.)

Decision tree for storage workloads

View a decision tree to choose storage options to meet your workload needs. (Goes to Google Cloud blog.)

Storage products by use case

Expand sections or use the filter to find products and guides for typical use cases.

Backing up your data resources

Create and execute backup plans for databases, VMs, and file systems to protect all of your data resources consistently and efficiently.

Backup and DR Service

A managed backup and disaster recovery (DR) service for centralized and application-consistent data protection. Protect workloads running in Google Cloud and on-premises by backing them up to Google Cloud.

Backup for GKE

Protect, manage, and restore your containerized applications and data for workloads running on Google Kubernetes Engine clusters.

Protect and recover VMware VMs

Create and execute backup plans for your VMware VMs.

Protect and recover Microsoft SQL Server databases

Create and execute backup plans for your Microsoft SQL Server databases.

Protect and recover Compute Engine instances

Create and execute backup plans for your Compute Engine instances.

Protect and recover SAP HANA databases in Compute Engine instances

Create and execute backup plans for your SAP HANA databases in Compute Engine instances.

Data backup compliance

Review and report on the backup status of your data resources.

Storage solutions

Choose your block, file, or object storage options.

Cloud Storage

Store objects with global edge caching.


Create fully managed, high-performance NFS file servers on Google Cloud.

NetApp Volumes

A fully managed, cloud-based data storage service that provides advanced data management capabilities and highly scalable performance.

Persistent Disk

Persistent Disk volumes are durable network storage devices that your VMs can access like physical disks in a desktop or a server.


A scalable, high-performance storage service with a comprehensive suite of data persistence and management capabilities.

Data transfer

Transfer your data into, within, or from Google Cloud.

Storage Transfer Service

Transfer data between Cloud Storage services such as AWS S3 and Cloud Storage.

Transfer Appliance

Ship large volumes of data to Google Cloud using rackable storage.

Filestore multishares for GKE

Optimize share usage within your Filestore instances.

Migrate your data

Transfer your data from S3 or Azure into Cloud Storage.

Backup for GKE

A service for backing up and restoring workloads in GKE clusters.

What is a data lake?

Store, process, and secure large amounts of structured, semistructured, and unstructured data in its native format and process any variety of it, ignoring size limits. (Goes to Google Cloud home.)

Cloud Storage for Firebase

Use a powerful, simple, and cost-effective object storage service built for Google scale. (Goes to Firebase site.)

Storage Insights inventory reports

Generate inventory reports containing metadata information about your objects to help you analyze your storage costs, audit and validate your objects, and ensure data security and compliance.

Google Drive

Store, share, and collaborate on files and folders from your mobile device, tablet, or computer.

Design an optimal storage strategy for your cloud workload

Plan and evaluate the features, design options, and relative advantages of block storage, file storage, and object storage services. (Goes to Architecture Center.)

Architecture Center storage resources

Plan using content resources across a wide variety of storage subjects. (Goes to Architecture Center.)