Newman: AWS Glacier is no Tape Killer

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Over at Enterprise Storage Forum, Henry Newman is up in arms about Amazon’s new Glacier cloud storage announcement. Is Glacier a “Tape Killer” or has marketing run amok?

They start off the marketing with the usual claim that what we have developed will kill tape. How many times have I heard this over how many decades? Does anyone believe it? Sadly there are some that likely will.

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