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An Invitation for CrashPlan Customers: Try Backblaze

By | August 22nd, 2017

Linux? Questions about Family Plan? We’ve created a FAQ with answers to these questions and more at Top Questions from CrashPlan Users. We added a blog post that current CrashPlan users might find useful entitled, How to Migrate All of Your Data from CrashPlan. Update 9/6 We’ve been asked by CrashPlan customers if we could remind them before their subscription…

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Backing Up Linux to Backblaze B2 with Duplicity and Restic

By | October 19th, 2017

Linux users have a variety of options for handling data backup. The choices range from free and open-source programs to paid commercial tools, and include applications that are purely command-line based (CLI) and others that have a graphical interface (GUI), or both. If you take a look at our Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage Integrations page, you will see…

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Brian’s 10 Rules for how to write cross-platform code

By | December 15th, 2008

…where a small desktop component (running on either Windows or Macintosh) encrypts and then transmits users’ files across the internet to our datacenters (running Linux.) We use the same ‘C’ and ‘C++’ libraries on Windows, Mac, and Linux interchangeably. I estimate it slows down software development by about 5 percent overall to support all three platforms. However, I run into…

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What’s the Diff: Programs, Processes, and Threads

By | August 16th, 2017

…what these terms mean is absolutely essential if you are a programmer, but an understanding of them also can be useful to the average computer user. Being able to look at and understand the Activity Monitor on the Macintosh, the Task Manager on Windows, or Top on Linux can help you troubleshoot which programs are causing problems on your computer,…

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B2, or not B2, that is the question

By | December 22nd, 2015

…the B2 API. At 1/4th the cost of similar services that store data, B2 can help you on your way to being the next big thing. Linux Rules You love Backblaze, but alas you cannot use Backblaze Personal Backup because you use Linux. For years you have wanted Backblaze to create a Linux client, you begged and pleaded. You tweeted…

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Wanted: Automation Systems Administrator

By | July 27th, 2017

…and deploy automated provisioning & updating of systems Lead projects across a range of IT disciplines Understand environment thoroughly enough to administer/debug any system Participate in the 24×7 on-call rotation and respond to alerts as needed Requirements: Expert knowledge of automated provisioning Expert knowledge of Linux administration (Debian preferred) Scripting skills Experience in automation/configuration management Position based in the San…

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Improved Search for Backblaze’s Blog

By | October 24th, 2017

…which are the most popular search terms on our blog. Here are some of the top searches: hard drive stats drive reliability storage pod CrashPlan reliability best hard drive WordPress Synology encryption NAS Linux Here’s an example of a popular post that shows up in searches. Hard Drive Stats for Q1 2017 was published on May 9, 2017. Since September…

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Strategies for Backing Up Windows Computers

By | September 12th, 2017

Linux computers and servers. Services such as BackBlaze B2 are often called Cloud Object Storage or IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), because they provide a complete solution for storing all types of data in partnership with vendors who integrate various solutions for working with B2. B2 has its own API (Application Programming Interface) and CLI (Command-line Interface) to work with…

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