Glacier: Amazon's New, Crazy Cheap Cloud Backup and Archival Service

By general
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August 27, 2012
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Amazon_GlacierGiven the significance of Amazon’s new Glacier cloud backup and archival service, it’s surprising how little attention it’s received. Glacier isn’t especially feature rich, but it annihilates the competition in the one area that’s perhaps most important: price. Most cloud services charge somewhere between $0.10 to $0.20 per GB per month, but Glacier comes in at $0.01 (yes, one penny) per GB per month.

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