It’s been a few months since our last “What’s New In B2” blog post, so we wanted to highlight the latest B2 developments, which include new application keys, our Java SDK, and B2 compute partnerships with Packet and ServerCentral.
Want to work at a company that helps customers in 156 countries around the world protect the memories they hold dear? Would you enjoy being part of a company that stores over 500 petabytes of customers’ photos, music, documents, and work files in a purpose-built cloud storage system? Well, here’s your chance. Backblaze is looking….
We’ve had a great crop of interns this summer and the last one to join us was Nelly! She joins me in the marketing department and helped with a lot of my podcasting projects. One of her tasks over the three weeks that she was with us was to listen to almost 200 podcasts to….
Backblaze is getting bigger, and our engineering team is no exception! We’ve brought on a lot of great talent over the last few months, and we needed someone to make sure that team was running smoothly and efficiently. To make sure that our engineers have the tools they need and to keep all the projects….
Predicting your cloud storage costs should be easy, but 37% of IT executives found their cloud costs to be unpredictable. We provide five tips for creating a cloud storage forecast that you can rely on each and every month.
As of June 30, 2018 we had 100,254 spinning hard drives in Backblaze’s data centers. Of that number, there were 1,989 boot drives and 98,265 data drives. This review looks at the quarterly and lifetime statistics for the data drive models in operation in our data centers. We’ll also take another look at comparing enterprise….
Backblaze announces an update to Backblaze Online Backup: Version 5.3! This is a smaller release, but does improve stability, security, and how Backblaze handles systems without a lot of RAM. This release also signals the beginning of the end of our support for a few older operating systems: Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X….
All cloud storage vendors talk about data durability, but don’t tell you how they calculate what they claim. Until now. In this post, we detail the inputs and calculations for Backblaze B2’s 11 nines of durability.