Amazon Glacier vs Dropbox

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Pros of Amazon Glacier
Pros of Dropbox
  • 6
    Cold Storage
  • 3
    Easy Setup
  • 1
  • 434
    Easy to work with
  • 256
  • 216
  • 176
    Shared file hosting
  • 167
    'just works'
  • 100
    No brainer
  • 79
    Integration with external services
  • 76
  • 49
    Good api
  • 38
    Least cost (free) for the basic needs case
  • 11
    It just works
  • 8
  • 7
    Accessible from all of my devices
  • 5
    Command Line client
  • 4
    Can even be used by your grandma
  • 4
    Synchronizing laptop and desktop - work anywhere
  • 3
    Sync API
  • 3
  • 3
    Cross platform app
  • 3
    Mac app
  • 2
    Delta synchronization
  • 2
    Beautiful UI
  • 2
    Everybody needs to share and synchronize files reliably
  • 2
    Ability to pay monthly without losing your files
  • 2
    Extended version history
  • 2
    Backups, local and cloud
  • 1
    Easy/no setup
  • 1
    Easy to work with
  • 1
    So easy
  • 1
    YC Company
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    The more the merrier
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    Official Linux app
  • 1
    For when client needs file without opening firewall
  • 1
    Everybody needs to share and synchronize files reliabl
  • 1
    Easy to use
  • 1
    What a beautiful app
  • 0
    The more the merrier

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Cons of Amazon Glacier
Cons of Dropbox
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    • 3
      Personal vs company account is confusing
    • 1
      Replication kills CPU and battery

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    What is Amazon Glacier?

    In order to keep costs low, Amazon Glacier is optimized for data that is infrequently accessed and for which retrieval times of several hours are suitable. With Amazon Glacier, customers can reliably store large or small amounts of data for as little as $0.01 per gigabyte per month, a significant savings compared to on-premises solutions.

    What is Dropbox?

    Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more.

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    What are some alternatives to Amazon Glacier and Dropbox?
    Google Drive
    Keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos, and more. Your first 15 GB of storage are free with a Google Account. Your files in Drive can be reached from any smartphone, tablet, or computer.
    Amazon S3
    Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
    Google Cloud Storage
    Google Cloud Storage allows world-wide storing and retrieval of any amount of data and at any time. It provides a simple programming interface which enables developers to take advantage of Google's own reliable and fast networking infrastructure to perform data operations in a secure and cost effective manner. If expansion needs arise, developers can benefit from the scalability provided by Google's infrastructure.
    It runs continually in the background of a device, providing constant backup of new files. Any time a new file is created or an existing file is changed, the product adds the file to a "to do" list.
    It is a backup program that is fast, efficient and secure. It uses cryptography to guarantee the confidentiality and integrity of your data.
    See all alternatives