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Two methods for reformatting your hard drive have slightly different results, but these differences may make or break your chances to recover data after a reformat.
10 / 01 / 2012 Steve Grant
Dividing a single disk into multiple partitions is a cost-effective way to implement multiple file systems on the same physical drive. This lets you treat each partition as a different drive with its own drive letter, its own file structure and even its own operating system.
09 / 29 / 2012 Steve Grant
If your data backup plan doesn’t sufficiently protect your valuable data, then you’ll be faced with the high costs of data recovery.
09 / 27 / 2012 Steve Grant
When choosing an enterprise cloud storage provider, one of the most important contingencies to plan for is data recovery after data loss or erroneous changes to your data.
09 / 24 / 2012 Steve Grant
While disk encryption vastly strengthens your data security, it also complicates your ability to recover your data should your disk become corrupted.
09 / 21 / 2012 Steve Grant
Smartphones have shifted away from external storage media, such as SIM cards and SD cards, and now use built-in flash-based media for storing photos, contacts, videos, documents and other mobile multimedia.
09 / 19 / 2012 Steve Grant
While RAID 5 protects against downtime and data loss caused by a single failed hard dive in the array, a RAID 5 remains vulnerable to other causes of data, such as virus attacks, accidental deletion, file system corruption, power outages, and user error. Recovering data from a RAID volume—particularly one that is corrupted—is significantly more difficult than recovering data from a single, independent disk.
09 / 10 / 2012 Steve Grant