Search backed up files

By | November 8th, 2010

A brand new Mac computer has approximately 1 million files. When you’re trying to recover that one document you need after mistakenly clicking delete, it may be a bit daunting to find. With Backblaze, you could always browse through your online backup directories to find your file. However, we’ve just introduced something to make it….

Backblaze release 1.5.1 (minor)

By | November 4th, 2010

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: 10/25/10 Version: 1.5.1 Auto-Update: All Users – Scriptable installer for mass deployment in organizations (Win) – Bug fix for Mac OS 10.4 to prevent messages….

Backblaze presenting at FailCon ’10

By | October 21st, 2010

FailCon takes place on Monday and if you haven’t signed up yet, I highly recommend you sign up now. (Use the code “20backblaze” to get 20% off your FailCon admission.) You can attend a conference every day in Silicon Valley. Many would be interesting, entertaining, and provide an opportunity to network. But FailCon is different…..

Backing up photos while traveling – feedback

By | October 14th, 2010

Last week I wrote about the struggle I had backing up photos while on my honeymoon. I had a few thoughts for how I would solve the issue in the future, but did not find any ideal solutions and said I would update the blog post if anyone emailed me with good tips. With feedback….

Backing up photos while traveling

By | October 4th, 2010

Two weeks ago I returned from my honeymoon – a trip to Kenya that included an amazing safari. While the trip was incredibly relaxing, I was nervous until a few days after I returned home. You see, since this was a honeymoon, my wife made a firm request: no laptop. Checking email and doing work….

Scheduled maintenance: Lessons learned

By | September 28th, 2010

Sorry and Thank You Last week we had a maintenance window that was scheduled for 12 hours. Instead, our core services were offline for a day and a half with some backups being throttled for an additional day. I am very sorry for any inconvenience that this caused. Rest assured, we take any disruptions in….

Scheduled maintenance – Thursday 9/23/10

By | September 21st, 2010

UPDATE 6: All services are live! We are fully back online – new installs, trials, backups, purchases, and restores. We really appreciate how patient everyone has been with us during this time frame. Over the next couple days we will be digging in to everything that happened and working to figure out our lessons learned….