This is similar to s3, i.e. it is also used for storing data.
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The key difference is that it can take several hours to retrieve data out of Amazon glacier.
Another big difference is that it is a lot cheaper compared to s3 or rrs version of s3.
it is £0.01/GB per month.
£1.00/TB per month, which works out to be £12 for the whole year.