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The Hardware Inside B2 Cloud Storage – Storage Pod 5.0

By | November 10th, 2015

comparing Storage Pod 4.5 with Storage Pod 5.0. Remember, these are Backblaze costs based on our purchasing 300+ Storage Pods per year. Storage Pod 4.5 Storage Pod 5.0 Change Chassis and Components $2,563.31 $2,349.44 -8.3% Drives (45 Seagate 4TB) $5,850.00 $5,175.00 -11.5% Totals $8,413.31 $7,524.44 -10.6%% The verdict: Both elements helped drive down the cost of Storage Pod 5.0. Given…

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Storage Pod 4.5 – Tweaking a Proven Design

By | March 5th, 2015

Storage Pods. Please check out They will sell you a fully assembled Storage Pod 4.5 chassis (without drives), a Storage Pod 4.5 Kit (unassembled, no drives), or just a Storage Pod 4.5 metal chassis. Protocase – they helped design Version 4.0 and prior Storage Pods. They also supplied Version 3.0 and Version 4.0 Storage Pods for Backblaze. Please check…

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Storage Pod 6.0: Building a 60 Drive 480TB Storage Server

By | April 25th, 2016

out the folks at Backuppods. They have partnered with Evolve Manufacturing to deliver Backblaze-inspired Storage Pods. Evolve Manufacturing is the contract manufacturer used by Backblaze to manufacture and assemble Storage Pod versions 4.5, 5.0 and now 6.0. offers a fully assembled and tested Storage Pod 6.0 server (less drives) for $5,950.00 plus shipping, handling and tax. They also sell…

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180TB of Good Vibrations – Storage Pod 3.0

By | February 20th, 2013

drives) and we expect to move to exclusively building 180 TB Storage Pods in the near future, the cost per TB for 3 TB systems versus is 4 TB systems is nearly the same. Storage Costs The table below compares the total cost of different Backblaze Storage Pod configurations. Description Pod 2.0 Pod 3.0 Pod 3.0 Drive size 3 TB…

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Storage Pod 4.0: Direct Wire Drives

By | March 19th, 2014

To get the latest updates and informationon ALL of the Storage Pod versions. Click Here. For the first time since the original Storage Pod, Backblaze is announcing a completely redesigned approach with the introduction of the first “direct wire” Storage Pod. This new Storage Pod performs four times faster, is simpler to assemble, and delivers our lowest cost per gigabyte…

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Designing the Next Storage Pod

By | September 1st, 2015

worked through most of the major features in the product backlog, so we’re close. In the meantime, if you need a Storage Pod or you’re just curious, you can check out There you can learn all about Storage Pods, including their history, the Storage Pod ecosystem, how to build or buy your very own Storage Pod and much more….

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Storage Pod 5.0 Hack: One Power Supply

By | January 21st, 2016

need. You don’t want to max out at 30 drives because you saved a few dollars on a PSU. Building Your Own One PSU Storage Pod 5.0 To get started with building your own single PSU Storage Pod, you can checkout the Storage Pod 5.0 blog post to get a parts list, build instructions, etc. You should also visit….

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8 Highlights in Storage Pod Evolution

By | September 17th, 2015

to see them full size. 7 – Down the Road and Back Again Storage Pod 4.0 Storage Pod 4.5 The post “Storage Pod 4.0: Direct Wire Drives” showed the change in direction in Storage Pod design we took in early 2014. We traveled down the direct-wire road for nearly a year before turning around. Storage Pod 4.5 was based on…

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