Intern Brian Evolves Into Full-Time Brian


After a stint with us last summer as an intern, Brian has joined us now as a full time engineer. Brian is the first intern we’ve hired for a full time position and we’re glad he’s decided to jump on board and join in on the fun. He’ll be working with a lot of the….

Backblaze Release 4.2.0

Backblaze Release 4.0.5

Introducing release 4.2 for Backblaze Personal Backup and Backblaze Business Backup clients. This is a relatively minor release, but there are a few visual changes to the client, so we wanted to give it a new release number. What’s New: Inherit Backup State – we change the terminology for this feature in our previous release,….

Backing Up for Non-Profits

Backing Up for Nonprofits

A lot of us dedicate our time and effort to causes we believe in. If you’re responsible for the data used by your non-profit, here are some guidelines to think about. Develop a backup plan of your own by answering these questions. Backing up copies of crucial organizational information like financial and bank statements, donation….

What’s the Diff: Megabits and Megabytes

What's the Diff: Megabits and Megabytes

What is the difference between a megabit and a megabyte? The answer is obvious to computer people – it’s “a factor of eight,” since there are eight bits in a single byte. But there’s a lot more to the answer, too, involving how data moves, is stored, and the history of computing. What are Megabits?….

Managing the Backup of Multiple Windows Servers

Replace LTO with B2

In a recent post we looked at how you could use Backblaze B2 in concert with CloudBerry to backup your Windows Server data to the Backblaze cloud.  In the process, you could save up to 75% over similar solutions by using the B2/CloudBerry combination.  But, what if you needed to backup 5 Windows Servers, or….

APFS: New Apple File System Changes Everything


APFS, or Apple File System, is one of the biggest changes coming to every new Apple device beginning next year. Backing up your files is our job, so we think a new file system is very interesting. Let’s take a look at APFS to understand what it is and why it’s so important. File systems….