Who Should You Choose, and Why?
✋ Most important consideration
Storage on Backblaze B2 is cheaper than Wasabi, but Backblaze charges for bandwidth/egress and operations while Wasabi does not.
🤔 Strongly consider Wasabi over Backblaze if
- You store your files for long periods of time and only access them occasionally.
- You need HIPAA-compliant storage.
🤔 Strongly consider Backblaze over Wasabi if
You overwrite or delete a considerable amount of your files within 90 days of upload.
📝 Other Notes
- While both providers promote an 100% compatible S3 API, they are not exactly the same in implementation and may have different restrictions compared to the AWS S3 API.
- There is a minimum file storage period of 90 days with Wasabi.