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AWS Storage Options: Amazon S3, Glacier, EBS, EFS

The portfolio of AWS storage products offers a multitude of options for each and every usage scenario. Navigating through them may prove troublesome for inexperienced users, as each storage class is crammed with many specificities that have to be considered. In this article we set out to clarify the use-cases of the following AWS storage classes: Amazon EBS, EFS, S3, and Glacier.
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Tips from Steve: Two Clouds

In this article, Steve explains how to plan a reliable backup strategy for files that are infrequently changed using two clouds simultaneously.

One of the reasons we switched from our old Cloud Backup solution to CloudBerry MBS back in 2014 was the choice of independent backend cloud storage options that MBS offered.  At the time only Amazon AWS had everything we needed (encryption, compression, fast retrieval, etc).  And at $0.03/GB/month, we were able to offer better backup pricing to our clients and realize a larger profit. Continue reading