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Best practice for S3 backups' frequency and retention
S3 backups are meant for low-frequency (weekly,monthly, yearly), long-term (over 3 months) retention backups.
You can see our recommendation for S3 backup here:
Not following these recommendation will actually cost you money, instead of saving.
Also, running S3 backup daily may cause failures, as S3 backup/cleanup is a time consuming process, which may take over 24 hours.
Updated: 30 Oct 2019 01:25 AM
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Best Practices for S3 Backup
Patch for cost reduction of copy to S3
Cleanup may not delete out of retention backups (v2.1.3 only)
Copy backup to S3 may fail with the error message "Workers could not be launched"
Cleanup may not delete snapshots older than the defined retention for the policy
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