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Recovering Data from RAID Systems

Redundant array of independent disks, or RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drives into a logical unit. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways called “RAID levels”, Depending on the level of redundancy and performance required data is distributed in one of several ways called RAID levels or … Continue reading

How to keep data safe on a flash drive

What can I do in order to prevent data loss from my USB drive is a very common question. In this article we will try to clarify USB flash drive technology for you. USB flash drives has limited number of write cycles usually from 2000 to 10000 depending on the device. However, there are no … Continue reading

Are You Sure Your Backup Is Secure?

In many of the previous articles we described ways to back up data in order to avoid data loss. However, while many computer users take appropriate steps to back up their data, very few take the time to verify their backups. This step may seem irrelevant but in many cases it is the difference between … Continue reading

Turing machines – Alan Turing

Alan Turing was the first to boldly ask the question of whether machines can think. He left an indelible mark on the foundations of computer science, artificial intelligence, cryptography, and impacted other areas of science. He was openly homosexual in an era in which it was still a punishable offence. Alan Turing, called a discrete … Continue reading

Top 5 external hard drives

In most cases computer users need an external drive to “back up” documents, photos, holiday videos and other information in caseĀ  computer die. Let’s try to compile the best external hard drive brands. Here is a list of the top 5 external hard drive brands we tested and recommend for you: Buffalo Technology Buffalo Technology … Continue reading

Tips For Protecting Your Data

To keep your data safe, you need to regularly monitor system health and carry out some routine maintenance. 1. Updating Your System: Users should keep their systems up to date at all times. Updates should never negatively impact the stability of your computer, but back up your data before running major updates. If the update … Continue reading

DNA as data storage

DNA is the building block of life, but in the near future it may be used to store our data, as well. DNA can pack data really densely. A single gram of DNA holds more than a 700 TB and it is not nearly as sensitive or fragile as existing data centers. Just recently researchers … Continue reading

A pioneer of computer science – Ada Lovelace

Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace, was one of the most influential figures in computing history. She is widely considered the first programmer. The U.S. Department of Defense named the universal programming language ADA in her honor. Today, we celebrate an Ada Lovelace Day that highlights the profile of women engaged in science, technology, engineering and … Continue reading

One copy of your data is not a backup

They lay witness with the ability to testify for and even against us. We protect them from falling into the wrong hands. We manipulate them, exchange them and allow them to hold our memories. They are our business, our pleasure, our thoughts and our feelings. They are our Data. Given the quantities and frequency with … Continue reading

New ReFS (Resilient File System) for Windows 8

A Consumer Preview of the new version of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (Windows 8) has been presented. Along with many innovative features there is the new file system ReFS (Resilient File System – originally named “Protogon”). ReFS is file system designed primarily to replace the aging NTFS (New Technology File System) presented almost 20 years … Continue reading