Amazon Glacier is an extremely low-cost storage service that provides secure and durable storage for data archiving and backup optimized for data that is infrequently accessed.
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Pro Extermely low-cost
$0.007 per gigabyte per month is comparatively cheap and allows for large amounts of cloud storage.
Con Not a backup service
Using Amazon Glacier for backup requires learning and setting up third-party tools.
Con Data transfer out >1GB costs money
Retrieving a backup over 1GB costs money starting at $0.090 for 10GB.
Con Can't get to data instantly
Data retrieval can take several hours to initiate.