Compare Amazon Glacier vs. Amazon S3

Amazon Glacier is ranked 4th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 1 review while Amazon S3 is ranked 3rd in Public Cloud Storage Services with 3 reviews. Amazon Glacier is rated 9.0, while Amazon S3 is rated 9.4. The top reviewer of Amazon Glacier writes "Cloud Conversations: AWS Glacier Overview". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Amazon S3 writes "Cloud Conversations: AWS S3 Overview". Amazon Glacier is most compared with Microsoft Azure File Storage, Microsoft Azure Block Storage and Amazon S3, whereas Amazon S3 is most compared with Microsoft Azure File Storage, Oracle Cloud Object Storage and Amazon Glacier.
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S3, Simple Storage Service

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 Simple Storage Service is storage for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.

Amazon S3 has a simple web services interface that you can use to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any developer access to the same highly scalable, reliable, fast, inexpensive data storage infrastructure that Amazon uses to run its own global network of web sites. The service aims to maximize benefits of scale and to pass those benefits on to developers.

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King Cpunty, Illumina, Backupify,, Scribd, Baylor College of Medicine, SoundCloudNetflix, Airbnb, Thomson Reuters, Zillow, Alert Logic
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