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I wish they support linux



If only there was a unix-oriented backup provider with bulk pricing lower than S3, 12 years of history, and a public, aggressive stance on privacy and civil liberties.

Oh, if only such a provider existed. (rsync.net)


Yeah, but your standard costs for not crazy huge amounts of data aren't as competitive as I've been able to find. We're storing on a competitor for about half what you guys charge and they provide rsync/ssh access.


I'm building a service to be on top of rsync.net -so far-, and the only problem is the lack of a admin API to automate everything. In the plus side, the guys answer emails (faster and better than azure and s3, IMHO).


I wouldn't say this in most places, but always, always email us about your data sizes and needs. There's usually a way to make the pricing work if you are both:

- technically competent - have smaller space needs


Care to name names? Inquiring minds, and all that...


Strongspace at http://www.strongspace.com/

Interestingly they use ZFS on FreeBSD I believe.


I'm pretty sure that Crashplan+ is the nearly same price, and they definitely support Linux.


Eh? What makes you think it doesn't already?


The pod itself does but the BackBlaze client software for the BackBlaze service does not.


Sorry, yes, I was thinking about support in relation to the pod itself (the subject of this article) and not BackBlaze in general.


Their website?

"Backup Windows and Mac Backblaze backs up Windows XP 32-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 8 and Intel-based Mac OSX 10.5 and newer."


They state they don't in the FAQ. What makes you think they do ?




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