AWS announced Glacier Deep Archive to replace tape archives

TechCrunch | 11/28/2018 | Staff
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At its re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas, Amazon’s AWS today announced a new storage service that is meant for deep archival data that is only needed very infrequently but can’t be deleted. That makes Glacier Deep Archive an extension to the existing AWS Glacier service, but at a far lower price. Indeed, at $0.00099 per gigabyte and month, it’s pretty much the cheapest way to store data in the cloud. That’s a $1 per terabyte per month for archival storage.

The new service will go online in 2019.

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AWS promises 99.99999999999 percent durability for the data. The company hasn’t yet said how long it will take to get access to this archival data yet, though. Traditionally, you’d have to wait hours to retrieve data. Chances are, that’s the same with...
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