Cloud Storage Vs. Backup: B2, Backup, or Both

Cloud Storage Vs. Backup: B2, Backup, or Both

In the beginning there was the World Wide Web and for us, the common people, it was used for sending electronic mail and instant messaging....
In the beginning there was the World Wide Web and for us, the common people, it was used for sending electronic mail and instant messaging. The Internet then became a place where the average user could share their voice, video and much more. But how permanent are these things? When it comes to the memories we want to capture, will they always be there? We all live in different stages of the Internet era. There was a boom of social media with AIM phase, Napster phase, Wikipedia phase, Skype phase and of course Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more. Some of...
Hold On, Back Up: This Is How to Save Your TikToks

Hold On, Back Up: This Is How to Save Your TikToks

Recently, there was speculation about the US banning Tiktok due to privacy concerns. As fellow TickTock enthusiasts, my friends and I quickly took the app...
Recently, there was speculation about the US banning Tiktok due to privacy concerns. As fellow TickTock enthusiasts, my friends and I quickly took the app to download all of our favorite content. Today, the addictive social media app is still in the U.S. For many, TikTok has been a great source of entertainment during lockdown. If you like my friends and I, you probably want to save some dances, recipes, skits, and some other completely indescribable things you've encountered. We have no idea what will happen in the future, but in the backblaze, we are all about saving precious memories....
Free Cloud Storage: What’s the Catch

Free Cloud Storage: What’s the Catch

Major cloud storage providers including Amazon and Google offer free levels of storage or promotional credits to encourage developers and startups to store data on...
Major cloud storage providers including Amazon and Google offer free levels of storage or promotional credits to encourage developers and startups to store data on their cloud. While this may sound attractive to early stage businesses looking for an inexpensive jumpstart, it is important to consider the long-term realities of scaling your business once beyond the range of these freebie offers. As your business evolves, so do how you use, store and manage your data. Aiken Korotkin, founder of AK Productions — a Washington-based full-service video production company, D.C. — learned this the hard way. When he was starting out,...