At Backblaze, we provide unlimited storage to our customers for only $5 per month, so we had to figure out how to store hundreds of petabytes of customer data in a reliable, scalable wayâ€”and keep our costs low. After looking at several overpriced commercial solutions, we decided to build our own custom Backblaze Storage Pods: 67 terabyte 4U servers for $7,867. In this post, weâ€™ll share how to make one of these storage pods, and youâ€™re welcome to use this design.
Wow. If I had the money to spare, I’d definitely go and try to build one myself.
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