Senior HR Generalist Natalie Joins The Team

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Backblaze continues to grow, and as companies grow and start hiring more and more folks (we’re still hiring by the way: Backblaze.com/jobs) we need HR rockstars to help with that process. We’re delighted to have Natalie join the team! She’ll be helping with everything from benefit stuff to recruiting. Hurray! Lets learn a bit more….

Introducing Catblaze Cloud Backup

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Today, Backblaze is launching a new service: Catblaze Cloud Backup. This new service complements our existing Backblaze Personal Backup service, but focuses on the automatic and continuous backup of feline related content on your PC or Mac. Catblaze ensures that your cat related photos, videos, documents and more will be safely and securely backed up….

World Backup Day is today! Are you backed up?

World Backup Day 2016

Happy World Backup Day! Are you backed up? If not, you should be! OK, World Backup Day may not have the same popularity as Christmas or even Arbor Day, but it’s a great occasion to remind you to check your backup. Find some time today to check your backup, and make sure that your files….

What’s the Diff: Thunderbolt and USB

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What’s the Diff is here to explain in plain language what makes up the computer terminology we talk about, to help give you a clearer idea of what it is and how it works. If you plan to plug in an external hard disk drive or another peripheral to computer, it’s not only important to….

Our Newest Datacenter Technician – Jon!

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The Backblaze datacenter continues to expand and our newest Datacenter Technician there is Jon! Jon’s had an interesting life, including working at a zoo and as a ski instructor. He’s already making an impact in the datacenter, so if you’re curious about the folks that take care of the hard drives that take care of….

What’s the Diff: Time Machine vs. Time Capsule

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What’s the Diff is here to explain in plain language what makes up the computer terminology we talk about, to help give you a clearer idea of what it is and how it works. Apple tries to make things really easy and non-intimidating for people who aren’t computer experts. But backing up your data can….

Load Balancing and B2 Cloud Storage

Load Balancer

A few months ago we announced Backblaze B2, our cloud storage product. Cloud storage presents different challenges versus cloud backup in the server environment. Load balancing is one such issue. Let’s take a look at the challenges that have come up, and our solutions. A load balancer is a server or specialized device that distributes….

What’s the Diff: RAM vs Storage

Comparing RAM vs a Hard Drive

What’s the Diff is here to explain in plain language what makes up the computer terminology we talk about, to help give you a clearer idea of what it is and how it works. I used to work at a computer store. One of the most frequent problems my customers had involved “memory,” or the….