Amazon S3 vs Glacier


Amazon S3 is a durable, secure, simple, and fast storage service, while Amazon S3 Glacier is used for archiving solutions. Use S3 if you need low latency or frequent access to your data. Use S3 Glacier for low storage cost, and you do not require millisecond access to your data. You have three retrieval options when it comes to Glacier, each varying in the cost and speed it retrieves an object for you. You retrieve data in milliseconds from S3. Both S3 and Glacier are designed for durability of 99.999999999% of objects across multiple Availability Zones. S3 and Glacier are [...]