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Category: Amazon Glacier*

S3 Select and Glacier Select – Retrieving Subsets of Objects

stores data for millions of applications used by market leaders in every industry. Many of these customers also use for secure, durable, and extremely low-cost archival storage. With S3, I can store as many objects as I want and individual objects can be as large as 5 terabytes. Data in object storage have traditionally been […]

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AWS Storage Update – S3 & Glacier Price Reductions + Additional Retrieval Options for Glacier

Back in 2006, we launched S3 with a revolutionary pay-as-you-go pricing model, with an initial price of 15 cents per GB per month. Over the intervening decade, we reduced the price per GB by 80%, launched S3 in every AWS Region, and enhanced the original one-size-fits-all model with user-driven features such as web site hosting, […]

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Amazon Glacier Update – Third-Party SEC 17a-4(f) Assessment for Vault Lock

is designed to store any amount of archival or backup data with high durability.  Amazon Glacier is a very cost-effective solution (as low as $0.007 per gigabyte per month) for data that is infrequently accessed, and where a retrieval time of several hours is acceptable. Earlier this year we introduced a new Amazon Glacier compliance […]

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AWS Storage Update – New Lower Cost S3 Storage Option & Glacier Price Reduction

Like all AWS services, the Amazon S3 team is always listening to customers in order to better understand their needs. After studying a lot of feedback and doing some analysis on access patterns over time, the team saw an opportunity to provide a new storage option that would be well-suited to data that is accessed […]

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Create Write-Once-Read-Many Archive Storage with Amazon Glacier

Many AWS customers use for long-term storage of their mission-critical data. They benefit from Glacier’s durability and low cost, along with the ease with which they can integrate it in to their existing backup and archiving regimen. To use Glacier, you create vaults and populate them with archives. In certain industries, long-term records retention is […]

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AWS GovCloud (US) Update – Glacier, VM Import, CloudTrail, and More

I am pleased to be able to announce a set of updates and additions to . We are making a number of new services available including , , and VM Import. We are also enhancing the with support for and the Service Limits Report. As you may know, is an isolated AWS Region designed to […]

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