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Launching code.mozy.com

Since my start at Mozy in September, 2009, one of the internal programs in which I quickly took interest was Mozy Labs. Labs’ main champion was a former Google intern named JT Olds, who had witnessed directly the power of allowing engineers free time for innovation and wanted that for Mozy. After several months, Labs had spawned numerous projects, some of which are now on their way to becoming features for Mozy customers. But a few of the projects addressed lower-level needs in the Mozy service–such as helping Mozy handle massive storage (currently 50 petabytes) scale and data transfer demands. The Labs’ projects in this domain end up help us to serve our customers better, but are entirely the domain of deep-think developers. Nevertheless, the developers driving such projects want to share with others who would appreciate their innovations.

After several months of quiet preparations and effort,  we now have a way for those developers to do exactly that. Today, Mozy launched code.mozy.com, a site on which we can host free and open source software projects.

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[updated 10/26]

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8 Responses

  1. Ted, talk one of your engineers into starting a linux mozy client on code.mozy.com.

    • @Matt: thanks for the comment. I rue that we have no Linux client yet. We have internal projects within the Labs program, but there is no planned date for any release right now. I’d be curious to know whether you’re more interested in a Linux client for doing server back-ups, or desktop. Also, what are your thoughts on whether it needs a GUI, or could remain purely CLI?

  2. Congrats on the launch!

  3. Congrats I actually started with Mozy.com a little over 3 months ago and up to now it has served its purpose.

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