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 orContinue reading “Recovering Data from RAID Systems”

The History of Data Storage

From the dawn of civilization people have sought a way to store information for long amounts of time, ultimately forever. Ancient Egyptians built pyramids with their inside walls covered with hieroglyphics and even had their rulers mummified. Today, in the era of Facebook and Twitter we are experiencing very similar problems on a different level.Continue reading “The History of Data Storage”

DIY: data recovery

Some estimate that 4 out of 5 computer users have experienced data loss. In most cases one would connect their external drive, prepare to find their data, and nothing happens. Your drive isn’t working and you may think the data is lost. Before you panic, assuming your drive is an actual hard disk, there areContinue reading “DIY: data recovery”