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glacier

import "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/service/glacier"

Package glacier provides the client and types for making API requests to Amazon Glacier.

Amazon Glacier is a storage solution for "cold data."

Amazon Glacier is an extremely low-cost storage service that provides secure, durable, and easy-to-use storage for data backup and archival. With Amazon Glacier, customers can store their data cost effectively for months, years, or decades. Amazon Glacier also enables customers to offload the administrative burdens of operating and scaling storage to AWS, so they don't have to worry about capacity planning, hardware provisioning, data replication, hardware failure and recovery, or time-consuming hardware migrations.

Amazon Glacier is a great storage choice when low storage cost is paramount and your data is rarely retrieved. If your application requires fast or frequent access to your data, consider using Amazon S3. For more information, see Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) (https://aws.amazon.com/s3/).

You can store any kind of data in any format. There is no maximum limit on the total amount of data you can store in Amazon Glacier.

If you are a first-time user of Amazon Glacier, we recommend that you begin by reading the following sections in the Amazon Glacier Developer Guide:

See glacier package documentation for more information. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-go/api/service/glacier/

Using the Client

To contact Amazon Glacier with the SDK use the New function to create a new service client. With that client you can make API requests to the service. These clients are safe to use concurrently.

See the SDK's documentation for more information on how to use the SDK. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-go/api/

See aws.Config documentation for more information on configuring SDK clients. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-go/api/aws/#Config

See the Amazon Glacier client Glacier for more information on creating client for this service. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-go/api/service/glacier/#New