When comparing Google Cloud Storage vs GitLab Pages, the Slant community recommends GitLab Pages for most people. In the question“What is the best static website hosting provider?” GitLab Pages is ranked 2nd while Google Cloud Storage is ranked 12th. The most important reason people chose GitLab Pages is:
Gitlab pages are quick and simple to setup, with [documentation](http://doc.gitlab.com/ee/pages/) that's short and fast to read through.
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Pro Cheap (about $0.01/GB/Month)
Same price a Google Drive, but more flexible as you pay for what you use (Google Drive you have to jump from 100 MB to 1 TB for example). Also supports larger backups.
Pro Optionally supports versioning
Versioning can be enabled at no extra cost so you may retrieve older versions or deleted files.
Pro Works with duplicity
duplicity allows to encrypt data locally using GPG and it supports Google Cloud Storage.
Pro Can be shared with other people
Via the Google Cloud Platform or their CLI tool, you can create publicly accessible URLs to parts of your data.
Pro Easy to setup
Gitlab pages are quick and simple to setup, with documentation that's short and fast to read through.
Pro Regular updates
GitLab is being constantly worked on and has a new release every month.
Pro Free private repositories
On gitlab.com you can have free private repositories.
Pro Open Source
Unlike BitBucket or GitHub, GitLab itself is Open Source. Even EE (which is needed for pages, but is free on Gitlab.com) is "source available".