Today we’re releasing the latest version of CloudBerry Backup for Linux and macOS. The program has been refined, bringing you a great many new features that expedite the upload process and allow for ever smoother and faster performance. Continue reading →
Amazon has introduced a handful of changes to their S3 & Glacier
cloud storage tiers. To wit, pricing policy has been appreciably altered, and the selection of available retrieval options for Glacier—expanded. Let’s take a closer look at the novelties. Continue reading →
It is sometimes necessary to employ another computer to restore your data from the same cloud storage. Naturally, the computer you're trying to restore your files on must be properly set up. Elsewise, you might face a situation in which some of your files are invisible. There are 2 ways to ensure that all files are displayed: specify the correct prefix and sync repository. Continue reading →
Over the course of the last few years, in addition to Standard cloud storage, large cloud providers began offering long-term Cool and Cold storage class options. These alternatives take the place of traditional storage solutions like tape libraries. But what are they and which class or classes should a business use? In this article, we will look at the cloud storage and class options offered by Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and its recently announced Cloud Storage Coldline - and the growing changes and needs in the marketplace.Continue reading →
Important note: This blog post and the whitepaper are undergoing update to reflect new prices and retrieval options for Amazon Glacier introduced by AWS. Keep posted!
Findings from a Gartner report go on to say that the use of cloud computing is growing, and by 2016 this growth will increase to become the bulk of new IT spend. Nearly half of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017. Still the main questions are: “how do you backup and control all of this data in the cloud?”, “how can the new "cold storage" solutions help you create better backup economics?”
In this whitepaper cloud architect Bill Kleyman examines the very real evolution around storage technologies, ways how new solutions around "cold storage" are impacting the market and compares Google Nearline, Amazon Glacier, Oracle Archive Storage and B2 Cloud Storage side-by-side.
Amazon Glacier is a cloud service dedicated for storing archived data which is not likely to be retrieved often. In other words, it is designed for infrequently accessed data. Glacier has high latency of data retrieval but offers low pricing and high safety for stored archives. In this article we are going to explain Glacier’s data uploading nuances.