The Basics

Backblaze
Website www.backblaze.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2007
Data Center Locations 4
Example Customers Kanopy, Steamlabs, Canal+, Fortune
Heroku
Website heroku.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2007
Data Center Locations 10
Example Customers Airbase, Dovetail, Hotel Engine, ClickMechanic, Ambassify

Cost Comparison

How do Backblaze's prices compare against Heroku?

Example configuration Backblaze Heroku
VM Small -- $50.00 / mo Dyno 1 GB RAM (Standard 2X)
VM Medium -- $250.00 / mo Dyno 2.5 GB RAM (Performance M)
VM Large -- $500.00 / mo Dyno 14 GB RAM (Performance L)
Object Storage $6.00 / mo 1 TB --
Load Balancer -- Included in plan
Managed PostgreSQL -- $50.00 / mo 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage
Managed Redis®* -- $200.00 / mo 1 GB RAM
Free egress allowance 3x the amount of data stored 2 TB / mo per app
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $10.00 $0.01 / GB Not publicly listed

Note: Our pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Which services do they offer?

Here are some of the managed services that Backblaze and Heroku offer:

Service Backblaze Heroku
Managed Containers --
Managed PostgreSQL --
Managed Redis®* --
Object Storage --

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Our data for Backblaze was last updated on Feb. 9, 2024, and for Heroku on March 28, 2024.