Why EBS Snapshot store in S3 but EBS Snapshot price = 2x S3 Standard Price


As AWS mentioned in docmuent, EBS Snapshot will store in S3. But price for EBS Snapshot is more expensive than S3 price. For example, in Singapore region,

  • EBS Snapshot price for Standard is $0.05/GB-month
  • S3 Standard price for Standard is $0.025 per GB
asked a year ago667 views
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Although under the hood EBS snapshots uses s3 as storage method, they are different services and therefore have different prices. EBS snapshots offers a variety of features such as point in time snapshots, incremental backup... For further details around the pricing and features of this service you can visit the following resource.

David C
answered a year ago

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