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Does Thanos' object storage requires internet connection to work?

I'm considering to use Thanos as a long-term storage for Prometheus. For that Thanos requires to use an object storage such as Amazon S3/AWS, Google Cloud etc. I have no experience with cloud services,...
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Back-filling prometheus (and related system) metrics?

Projects like Thanos, which are based on prometheus storage formats, seem to say that it is impossible to back-fill data in a prometheus based system. Can anyone explain why and if there are any ...
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Thanos or Cortex - What handles very large scale (say, hundreds of millions of time series) better?

We're looking at a new metrics solution and are attempting to build it in house. So, my question is: What can scale more effectively / with less pain; Thanos or Cortex? I understand the general ...