In this post, I’ll share why I am publicly sharing this, exactly what happened, the details of our acquisition process, how we are moving forward, and what we learned.
We love fast broadband speeds: faster upload speeds mean faster backups of your data to Backblaze. Often we salivate over claims of 10Mbps+ blistering connections. However, periodically customers email us saying “I can’t seem to backup as fast as my Internet connection implies.” Looking at the the customer’s Internet connection, we see it’s slower than….
Backblaze has made a new release available. All users are scheduled to automatically upgrade over the next two weeks. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 7/20/10 Version: 1.5.0 Auto-Update: All Users In addition to various minor fixes and enhancements, there are two key new features: 1. Backup Of Individual Files Up To….
I spent a little time creating something we can hang on the wall that isn’t a post-it-note or print outs. The white doggy Tiffany was one the early fans of Backblaze.
Wow. Seagate just announced the world’s first 3 TB drive. Called the Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk, it’s big enough to hold about 1,000 full-length HD movies or 1 million digital photos or songs. It is also twice the size of the Seagate drives we used in the Backblaze Storage Pod when we published the design….
For the third year in a row, Om Malik and team put on a fantastic event about cloud computing last week. The GigaOm Structure 2010 event was bursting at the seams as people filled the main room to capacity (with a recurring plea by MC Joe Weiman asking people to try and find seats before….
Did you get your new iPhone 4 (or upgrade to iOS 4)? I created some iPhone 4 Wallpapers (640×960) you may enjoy. They’re free to use. How to Switch the Wallpaper: * Open this blog post on your iPhone. * Click on the one image you like (including the one with the flame) to open….
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: 6/21/10 Version: 1.0.7 Auto-Update: All Users * Protocol changes to add efficiency and reliability. * Minor security enhancements. * Rolls up changes from previous versions….