Amazon S3 Glacier Overview

Amazon S3 Glacier is the #8 ranked solution in our list of top Public Cloud Storage Services. It is most often compared to Microsoft Azure Block Storage: Amazon S3 Glacier vs Microsoft Azure Block Storage

What is Amazon S3 Glacier?

Amazon Glacier is a secure, durable, and extremely low-cost cloud storage service for data archiving and long-term backup. Customers can reliably store large or small amounts of data for as little as $0.007 per gigabyte per month, a significant savings compared to on-premises solutions. To keep costs low, Amazon Glacier is optimized for infrequently accessed data where a retrieval time of several hours is suitable.

Amazon S3 Glacier is also known as Amazon Glacier.

Amazon S3 Glacier Buyer's Guide

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Amazon S3 Glacier Customers

King Cpunty, Illumina, Backupify, Nearmap.com, Scribd, Baylor College of Medicine, SoundCloud

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Rajbir Singh
Director - DevOps and Infrastructure at INTIGRAL
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Nov 21, 2019
Excellent storage capabilities, great cost savings, and very efficient

What is our primary use case?

We primarily use the solution for cold storage.

Pros and Cons

  • "The solution is great for storing data you don't usually need access to. It's also well-integrated with Amazon S3."

    What other advice do I have?

    We are using the cloud deployment model. Everything is always on the cloud. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten. It's a really good solution that could use a few small improvements, but for us, it works very well.
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