Release: Amazon Glacier on 2012-08-20

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This is the initial release of Amazon Glacier.


Release Date: August 21, 2012 4:43 AM GMT
Latest Version: 2012-06-01
Created On: August 20, 2012 10:48 PM GMT
Last Updated: August 21, 2012 3:31 AM GMT

New Feature

Feature Description
Initial Release Amazon Glacier is an extremely low-cost storage service that provides secure and durable storage for data archiving and backup. With Amazon Glacier, customers can store their data cost effectively for months, years, or even decades. Amazon Glacier enables customers to offload the administrative burdens of operating and scaling storage to AWS, so they don't have to worry about capacity planning, hardware provisioning, data replication, hardware failure detection and recovery, or time-consuming hardware migrations.

Amazon Glacier is a great storage choice when low storage cost is paramount, your data is rarely retrieved, and retrieval latency of several hours is acceptable.

For more information, go to the Amazon Glacier detail page. For product documentation, go to the Amazon Glacier Developer Guide.

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