The Backblaze production team is growing and that means the data center is increasingly gaining some new faces. One of the newest to join the team is Josh! Lets learn a bit more about Josh shall we? What is your Backblaze Title? I’m a Data Center Technician in the Sacramento area. Where are you originally….
$34 billion in bitcoins may have been lost because the information needed to trade or sell the currencies was misplaced or destroyed. This could have been prevented if the owners had securely backed up their keys. No matter how you manage your cryptocurrency, we look into the best ways to back up your keys so this doesn’t happen to you.
Anyone venturing into the fast-moving world of cryptocurrencies had better be prepared with solid information and a healthy dose of skepticism if they want to buy, sell, or trade currencies. In this post, we go over the basics required to be an intelligent participant in the cryptocurrency revolution.
Does the promise of helium-filled drives prove to be real? In this post we compare the performance of 19,065 Seagate and HGST helium hard drives vs. 24,281 Seagate air-filled drives. What do the numbers tell us?
For the most recent Hard Drive Reliability Statistics, as well as the raw hard drive test data, visit Hard Drive Data and Stats. As of March 31, 2018 we had 100,110 spinning hard drives. Of that number, there were 1,922 boot drives and 98,188 data drives. This review looks at the quarterly and lifetime statistics….
The Backblaze web team is growing! As we add more features and work on our website we need more hands to get things done. Enter Steven, who joins us as an Associate Front End Developer. Steven is going to be getting his hands dirty and diving in to the fun-filled world of web development. Lets….
Most of the time this blog is dedicated to cloud storage and computer backup topics, but we also want our readers to understand the culture and people at Backblaze who all contribute to keeping our company running and making it an enjoyable place to work. We invited our HR Coordinator, Michele, to talk about how she spends her day searching for great candidates to fill employment positions at Backblaze.
As ransomware attacks have grown in number in recent months, the tactics and attack vectors also have evolved. While the primary method of attack used to be to target individual computer users within organizations, we’re increasingly seeing attacks that target weaknesses in businesses’ IT infrastructure.