As some of you noticed, Backblaze experienced an outage. I want to provide some detail on what happened and the current status. The Cause Backblaze stores your backed up data in a top-tier data center facility. Last night at 7:35 p.m., a security guard entered the facility. The door slammed, causing the protective covering to….
Backblaze has made a new release available and all users are scheduled to be automatically upgraded over the next two weeks. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 3/1/10 Version: 1.0.6 Auto-Update: All Users Performance Improvements * Reduces network traffic between client and Backblaze data center. Improved install & error checking robustness (Mac)….
Happy New Year! One year ago we said goodbye to 2008 – we couldn’t have even imagined what 2009 would bring. So, again, we’ll take a look back at 2009 and pull out our crystal ball to take the slightest look ahead to 2010. Mac Love We entered 2009 with a private beta of our….
GigaOm, VentureBeat, and TechCrunch have gotten together again to put on the Academy Awards of the tech industry – the Crunchies. Backblaze is honored to have been named a finalist in the category: Best Technology Achievement of 2009. Not sure if you have heard of the other finalists…one is a little startup called Google and….
You may not be familiar with the name Crispin Porter + Bogusky, but you’re probably familiar with their work. The firm, which was named U.S. Agency of the Year by Adweek last year, created “The King” and “Whopper Freakout” campaigns for Burger King; the Windows Mojave, Jerry Seinfeld/Bill Gates and I’m a PC campaigns for….
Backblaze has made a new release available and all users are scheduled to be automatically upgraded over the next two weeks. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 12/4/09 Version: 1.0.4 Auto-Update: All Users All binaries are signed (Win) The installers Windows and Mac installers has always been signed and all Mac binaries….
What do Google providing search, Coca-Cola operating its systems to track inventory, and Backblaze backing up your data have in common? The computers that handle all of this live in data centers. And those data centers use power – lots of it. In the U.S. alone there are over 20,000 data centers – each of….
Are you in San Francisco for Salesforce’s Dreamforce event? 3 days, 15,000 people, booming sounds booths, light shows, and lots of clouds – both the real and virtual type. Salesforce provides you plenty of guidance about what to do at Dreamforce. But what should you do when you are outside of Dreamforce? You could go….