Amazon announces RRS – lower cost, reduced durability cloud storage solution

May 22, 2010 at 7:56 pm 2 comments

Amazon announced a new option for its S3 cloud storage service that could change the game for online data management.

The new service is called RRS, for Reduced Redundancy Storage. Instead of the ultra-reliable storage offering that comes standard with S3 (an astounding 99.99999999% of reliability, though only 99.9% of availability), RRS promises 99.99% reliability. In this sense, reliability means durability and integrity (that the object will be intact in the exact form that you put it there originally). Amazon CTO Werner Vogels posted on the topic yesterday. Why would you ever want this? Price.

RRS starts off 33% cheaper than normal S3, making it much more attractive if you don’t need to the extreme levels of reliability. This could make Amazon storage a real option for a whole new class of data.

Advertisements

Entry filed under: Uncategorized. Tags: , , , .

Weekly Cloud Storage Roundup Cloud storage integrated with NAS

2 Comments Add your own

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Recent Posts

RSS News about cloud-based backup

  • Voter data on 1.8M Chicagoans left exposed on online storage service August 18, 2017
  • TeqRoot Services offers a variety of August 18, 2017
  • Ransomware Rescue: How to Use an Isolated Backup to Restore Data August 18, 2017
  • Online Backup August 18, 2017
  • 2017 Global Online Backup Software Market Share Analysis Trends and Competitor Analysis August 18, 2017
  • Online Backup Software Market with Key Companies Profile, Cost Structure, Supply, Technology ... August 18, 2017
  • Chicago voter records leak: 1.8 million residents' personal data accidentally exposed online August 18, 2017
  • IT management software market global analysis overview for 2017 explored in latest research August 18, 2017
  • What are the factors and advantages of the Global Online Backup Software Market? Know all the ... August 18, 2017
  • Online Backup Software Market- International Business Mac, Iron Mountain Incorporated, Microsoft ... August 18, 2017

%d bloggers like this: