Cloud storage provider Backblaze continues to share the wealth of information (not to mention hardware designs) it’s learning as it operates its…
Backblaze has released its latest open source storage system design, which jams 180 terabytes into a single array at just 5 cents per gigabyte assembled.
Cloud backup provider Backblaze has moved into a new data center in Sacramento capable of storing 500 petabytes, or half an exabyte, of…
Backblaze has shared the designs of its 180-terabyte storage pods, and now it’s sharing some details about how long the drives inside those boxes last. According to the company, nearly three-fourths of all the drives it has deployed are still running.
Backblaze CEO Gleb Budman came on the Structure this week to talk about everything from building open source storage pods to dealing with the CIA to how hard it easy it can be to waste $1 million marketing to the wrong people.
Netflix’s decision to build its own caching boxes for optimizing its video delivery was in part influenced by the work of online backup provider Backblaze.
A storage startup called SageCloud is looking to deliver low-cost backup storage to the masses who want Facebook-like cold storage without resorting to tape, cloud services or building their own gear.
On this week’s show we talk about the trouble with those pesky patent trolls, take a look at how buying a bunch of hard drives got BackBlaze banned from Costco, and how Apple’s Passbook could change the way you enjoy America’s pastime.
When last year’s hard drive shortage threatened Backblaze’s all-you-can-store cloud backup service, the company had to get creative to keep up its 50TB-a-day hard drive habit. The solution: external hard drives from retail stores and an army of volunteers making sure they kept coming.