Hiring a VP of Marketing

By | May 9th, 2016

Thank you for your interest, but this position has been filled.Please check out our jobs page for additional great opportunities at Backblaze. Backblaze is looking to hire a VP of Marketing. I find that both exhilarating and frightening. Why frightening? Because I’ve played the role since the inception of the company, it would be our….

Wanted: Senior Software Engineer – Java

By | May 6th, 2016

Thank you for your interest, but this position has been filled.Please check out our jobs page for additional great opportunities at Backblaze. Want to work at a company that helps customers in over 150 countries around the world protect the memories they hold dear? A company that stores over 250 petabytes of customers’ photos, music,….

Wanted: Windows Client Programmer

By | May 6th, 2016

Updated 04/08/2017 Want to work at a company that helps customers in over 150 countries around the world protect the memories they hold dear? A company that stores over 250 petabytes of customers’ photos, music, documents and work files in a purpose-built cloud storage system? A company that’s restored over 15 Billion files for our….

How to use multiple hard drives with Time Machine

By | May 3rd, 2016

Apple’s Time Machine software helps you create a backup of your Mac hard drive. What if something happens to the external drive you’re using for the Time Machine backup? If you’re following our 3-2-1 Backup Strategy then you’ll be protected, but you can do more, too. How about using multiple backup drives with Time Machine?….

Can I use an SSD with Time Machine?

By | April 19th, 2016

Time Machine is Apple’s built-in backup software for OS X. All it requires is an external hard drive (or a compatible network attached storage system like an Apple Time Capsule) to work. Solid state drives (SSDs) are more affordable than ever, but is it safe to use an SSD with Time Machine? Let’s find out…..

Goodbye to our $25.00 On/Off Switch

By | April 15th, 2016

Looking at the image above you can almost hear Hal saying “I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that”. By coincidence, we heard “I’m afraid I can’t do that” any time we suggested to our Storage Pod designers that we replace the on-off switch in our Storage Pods. You know the one: the Frozen….

Planned Maintenance (Thursday 2-4PM PDT)

By | April 13th, 2016

As part of our Backblaze B2 maintenance window (Thursday 2-3pm Pacific) we are doing maintenance on some core Backblaze systems and may experience longer downtime affecting Backblaze B2, Backblaze Personal, and Backblaze Business Backup systems. The planned maintenance will be from 2-4PM Pacific. During this time no new Backblaze or Backblaze B2 accounts can be….