V11 Service Pack 10
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Differences Between Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, and Amazon S3 to Amazon Glacier

The following section provides information on the key differences between Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier.

Feature Amazon S3 Amazon Glacier (Direct) Amazon S3 to Amazon Glacier
Configuration Collect the credential required to access the Amazon S3 cloud storage.

Follow the steps described in Creating a Cloud Library from the CommCell Console.

Collect the credential required to access the Amazon Glacier cloud storage.

Follow the steps described in Creating a Cloud Library from the CommCell Console.

Configure the library as an Amazon S3 library, if you have setup Amazon S3 Life Cycle Rule to move data to Amazon Glacier after a certain number of days. (The Amazon S3 Life Cycle Rule is configurable from your Amazon S3 account settings.)
Deduplication Supported

See Cloud Storage - Deduplication.

Not Supported Supported

See Cloud Storage - Deduplication.

Micro pruning Supported Not Supported Supported
Restore All regular restore operations supported - no additional configuration needed.

See Restore Backup Data for general information.

Follow the steps described in Restoring Data from Archive Cloud Storage Platforms to configure restore operations.

You can then initiate a restore operation when needed. See Restore Backup Data for general information.

If the Amazon S3 Life Cycle Rule is configured to move data to Amazon Glacier after an initial retention period, then you must configure the restore operations as described in Restoring Data from Archive Cloud Storage Platforms.

You can then initiate a restore operation when needed. See Restore Backup Data for general information.

FAQ See Cloud Storage - Frequently Asked Questions - Amazon S3. See Cloud Storage - Frequently Asked Questions - Amazon Glacier. See Cloud Storage - Frequently Asked Questions - Amazon S3.