Microsoft has been asking people to throw house parties for the launch of Windows 7. We threw our own…but rather than bags of Doritos we racked stacks of hard drives. For those of you that did throw a Windows 7 house party, or just bought or upgraded to Windows 7, Backblaze fully supports the new….
Don Honabach has the honor of being the first person to successfully build his own Backblaze storage pod. (At least the first we know about.) With four servers running at home for media storage, Don, was using a fair bit of power (and probably generating a lot of heat and noise and taking up space.)….
Last month’s blog post about building our Backblaze storage pods generated a ton of interest and many people are building their own pods! Our post also generated a ton of questions so below we answer the common ones and provides more detail about where to get components.
Backblaze has made a new release available and all users are scheduled to be automatically upgraded over the next two weeks. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 6/8/09 Windows Version: 188.8.131.52 Mac Version: 184.108.40.206 Auto-Update: All Users Enhanced Bandwidth Utilization Streamlined metadata uploads to reduce bandwidth usage and enhance backup speed. Enhanced….
Thousands of photographers use Backblaze to protect their digital photos, in part due to the recommendation of some great photo sites such as Photojojo, Stuck in Customs, Digital Composting, TWIP, NSLog(); and many others. This week one of our customers sent us a note to show some of the 400 GB of photos recovered from….
Backblaze has made a new release available. Users will start being automatically upgraded later this week. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 8/31/09 Windows Version: 220.127.116.11 Mac Version: 18.104.22.168 Auto-Update: All Users Complete Snow Leopard Support (Mac) * Re-written installer to support Snow Leopard security model. * 64-bit support for higher performance…..
Apple launched OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard on Friday and not only is it faster and smaller, but also adds a few new features and core services. But for many, the price of just $29 seemed to be the primary reason to upgrade. So, were these really enough for people to rush out and buy the….
Sometimes its the little things that warm my heart. In January, many of us hoped to see Steve Jobs on stage as the keynote for the MacWorld event. We decided to show our support by making “Bring Back Steve Jobs” posters and passing them out the morning of the keynote. Today a very cool time….