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[_] Archival cloud storage - backblaze b2, glacier etc experience

Tom Holder taholder at
Fri Apr 20 22:55:53 BST 2018

Backblaze is excellent and very cheap. It just works in the background and
will also backup any external drives you have connected. Highly recommend


On 20 April 2018 at 17:17, Fraser Stephens <frstep at> wrote:

> Thought I ought to join the 21st century and not rely on my own spinning
> rust but someone else’s. I tried Synology C2 and discovered it does not
> resume failed uploads and can’t extract to anything other than a Synology.
> So looking at other options. Glacier ticks lots of boxes but pricing looks
> so complex - is it worth persevering? B2 simpler. What do others use and
> like? iDrive looked ok but then I read reports of charging for downgrading
> and generally shoddy business practices. Any business that relies on “one
> day only” special first year only offers reminds me of mobile phone
> operators and makes me want to avoid!
> What’s the hive mind say?
> F.
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