In Part 2 of our series on data centers we continue to look at factors that need to be considered both by those interested in a dedicated data center and those seeking to colocate in an existing center.
As we sail past 500 petabytes of data stored, our Operations Department continues to grow. To that end we’ve added a brand new member to our Operations and Engineering teams, Alex! He straddles the line between Ops and Engineering, working on both internal and external systems, making sure they run smoothly. Lets learn a bit….
We’re looking for someone who enjoys solving difficult problems, running down elusive tech gremlins, and improving our environment one server at a time. If you revel in being stretched, learning new skills, and want to look forward to seeing your co-workers every day, then we want you! Backblaze is a small (in headcount) cloud storage….
In this series we’ll talk in general terms about the factors that an organization needs to consider when opening a data center and the challenges that must be met in the process. In Part 1, we look at the different types of data centers, the importance of location in planning a data center, data center certification, and the single most expensive factor in running a data center, power.
Description: Locate My Computer is a service that is provided to every Backblaze cloud backup customer for free. The service has a long history of helping users not only recover their data but also their physical computer, sometimes with much bigger outcomes. Like the time it led to the discovery of $1 million in counterfeit money.
In this post, we continue our Veeam/B2 series with a discussion of backing up Veeam to the Backblaze B2 Cloud using StarWind VTL. Using Veeam, StarWind VTL, and Backblaze B2 cloud storage is a superior alternative to tape as Backblaze B2 offers better economics, instant access, and faster recovery.
Over the next few months the noise over GDPR will finally reach a crescendo. For the uninitiated, “GDPR” stands for “General Data Protection Regulation” and it goes into effect on May 25th of this year. GDPR is designed to protect how personal information of EU (European Union) citizens is collected, stored, and shared. The regulation….
Hiring success shouldn’t be defined by finding and hiring the right person, but instead by the right person being successful and happy within the organization. Let’s look at who you need to hire, when to hire them, where to find them (and how to help them find you), and how to get them to join your company.