180TB of Good Vibrations – Storage Pod 3.0

By | February 20th, 2013

To get the latest updates and informationon ALL of the Storage Pod versions. Click Here. We thought ten people would care; instead a million people read our Storage Pod 1.0 blog post where we open sourced the Backblaze Storage Pod design and introduced the world’s most cost-efficient way to store big data. The interest grew….

Quartz Glass Backblaze Storage Pods?

By | September 27th, 2012
Backblaze Storage Pod with Quartz Crystal

Hitachi announced this morning that they have invented “quartz glass storage”. With this innovation they are able to hold about 40MB of data per square inch on one piece of quartz glass. The Verge’s article doesn’t state the cost of the quartz glass, but the procedure to create such a piece of storage includes using….