How can I retrieve data from a cloud storage?

I’m new to web development and I’ve been researching how I can retrieve data from cloud storage. The obvious answer is using APIs. But I’m curious why I can’t find a specific article or forum where people are talking about retrieving data from cloud storage. I’m mostly seeing comparisons between a database and a cloud database. Can someone explain to me if this is possible when using Django and how to do it exactly?

There is no “one answer” to your question. There is no single “thing” known as “cloud storage”. All “cloud storage” really means is that someone else owns the computer you are accessing, so accessing that data is done the same way you would do it on equipment you own, except that you don’t get to decide or define the API.

So yes, it’s possible. How you do it depends upon what that storage is.

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