Version 2 of the Backblaze B2 API brings a number of enhancements. While existing applications using version 1 of the API will continue to function as before with no changes required, we encourage developers to try out the version 2 beta and submit comments to us.
Hedge has created Canister for Backblaze Fireball, a frictionless solution that is by far the easiest way to migrate LTO tape archives to B2 Cloud Storage. Once in B2, the content is easily accessible and ready to pull into new content creation workflows.
Cloud storage is now an affordable alternative to LTO for storing data. For many, a practical first step is to adopt a hybrid environment of LTO and cloud storage, which will reduce costs while maximizing LTO investment. We present the configuration options and the cost justification with an LTO vs cloud cost calculator.
In a guest post, John Matze, founder of BridgeSTOR, outlines the differences for application developers between S3 and B2 APIs, and concludes that adding B2 support is not a major job.
In a guest post, Marc N. Batschkus of Archiware outlines seven ways to save time, money, and gain peace of mind with an archive solution that combines Backblaze B2 and Archiware P5.
Anyone who’s managed a business or personal website should be familiar with cPanel and apps to back up website data. We take a look at cPanel backup apps and other ways to keep your website data safely backed up.
It’s been three years since the launch of Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage and the B2 developer community is strong and growing. In this post we survey what developers are doing with B2 and some of the many tools and resources available to developers.
FreeNAS and TrueNAS now include direct support of Backblaze B2, which enables easy backing up of data to the B2 Cloud. Here’s how to get started using B2 with FreeNAS or TrueNAS.