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

Fraser Stephens frstep at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 22:28:08 BST 2018

feedback: AWS / Glacier pricing too scary. so went for BackBlaze B2. So far
looks excellent.

Thanks.

On 21 April 2018 at 18:50, Azul <mail at azulinho.com> wrote:

> I use b2 for my borgbackups and git annex,
> love the b2 guys,
>
> On Fri, 20 Apr 2018 at 22:57, Tom Holder <taholder at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Backblaze is excellent and very cheap. It just works in the background
> and
> > will also backup any external drives you have connected. Highly recommend
> > it.
> >
> > Tom
> >
> > On 20 April 2018 at 17:17, Fraser Stephens <frstep at gmail.com> 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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Fraser Stephens