TIPS FOR DATA LOSS PREVENTION

In order to avoid data loss situation, some of the following steps may help. 1.    DATA BACKUP There is nothing that can replace backup to prevent data loss and avoid expensive recovery. Backup simply means you are keeping at least one copy of the original data, preferably not in the same disk media. Another pitfall…

The RAID Rebuild Process

Rebuilding a RAID is a complex software driven process that is built into many RAID systems. Rebuilding is used to recreate data on RAID arrays when disks in the array fail. RAID systems offer a degree of data protection from hard drive failure by allowing the RAID array to copy data from the failed disk…

Steps to Restoring a Failed RAID Array

Restoring a failed RAID array often requires expert help from a professional data recovery service. It’s important to remember that one when hard drive in a RAID array fails, it puts added strain on the other drives in the array and can lead to cascading RAID failure and catastrophic data loss. However, many levels of…

Data Recovery Techniques

Data Recovery Techniques A wide variety of faults or failures can cause physical damage to storage media. CD-ROMs can have their metallic substrate layer scratched off; hard disks can suffer any of many mechanical failures, such as head crashes and failed motors; tapes can simply break and other forms of media could have a dry…