Estuary is a simple IPFS node that integrates a minimal Filecoin Client Library. Both are open source and available to you on the Application Research Group's GitHub.
Our automation technology allows anyone with public data to store and retrieve it using a few API calls. It is for infrastructure operators, developers and Filecoin users.
You can run your own Estuary Node (soon). If you don't like code or APIs you can use our hosted Estuary Node at https://estuary.tech to store files.
Filecoin is a breakthrough in decentralized storage network infrastructure and protocols. There are many storage solutions on the internet but none are as advanced as Filecoin with regards to decentralization and transparency. When you store with Filecoin you get to know exactly which provider is storing your data, and the same can not be said about other centralized providers through their products and infrastructure.
That being said, if you are content with opaque systems, something as transparent and globally operated like Filecoin may not appeal to you.
The setup of our node has familiar parts for those who are comfortable with IPFS.
With this setup, we added features that complete the Filecoin storage experience.
Check out our tutorial section to get started! We will walk you through getting your first API key and making your first API call against our https://estuary.tech node.
curl -X GET https://api.estuary.tech/public/stats