Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2018: Less is More

By | October 16th, 2018

As of September 30, 2018 Backblaze had 99,636 spinning hard drives in our data centers, which now includes a large number of 12 TB drives. Here’s our latest report on how they’re all doing, and a brief look at the direction we’ll be heading in the future.

Welcome Cheryl — Data Center Tech

By | October 12th, 2018

Our data center team continues to grow at a rapid pace as we’re now storing way over 600 petabytes of data! The latest addition to the team is Cheryl, who joins our team as a datacenter technician! Lets learn a bit more about Cheryl, shall we? What is your Backblaze title? Data Center Technician. Where….

Wanted: Corporate Governance & Compliance Analyst

By | October 8th, 2018

Want to work at a company that helps customers in 156 countries around the world protect the memories they hold dear — a company that stores over 500 petabytes of customers’ photos, music, documents, and work files in a purpose-built cloud storage system? Here’s your chance. Backblaze is looking for a Corporate Governance & Compliance….

Backblaze Cloud Backup Release 5.4

By | October 4th, 2018

We’re releasing an update today for Backblaze Cloud Backup, version 5.4! This is a smaller release, but it does provide some bug fixes and adds in some building blocks for future releases. What’s New: Windows Changed Sign-in flow for the Backblaze Downloader and Inherit Backup State Minor bug fixes Mac Support for Dark Mode Mojave….

Backblaze and macOS 10.14 Mojave

By | October 3rd, 2018

Last week, Apple released macOS 10.14 “Mojave.” Many Backblaze users experienced a less-than-ideal update experience. We wanted to take a moment to summarize what happened, how to fix the issue, and what we’re doing to avoid this in the future. If you’re updating or have updated to Mojave, please make sure you are running the….