In a recent blog, we described Garbage Collection and the Trim command. Both are methods to mark and set data that are no longer in use and can, therefore, be overwritten in a Flash NAND based SSD. These two methods try to solve the problem that any SSD made by Flash NAND chips have – the Write Amplification (WA) and the Write Amplification Factor (WAF). As we have mentioned before, …Read More
The results from a recent Ontrack study showed that many IT departments are massively overloaded, which can lead to disruptions and data loss. With 77% of the respondents in the study describing themselves as overloaded, it is no wonder that 84% of companies report that they have experienced data loss due to avoidable errors. Below are the three most common mistakes made by companies that led to data loss: Lack …Read More
The use of tape for long-term archiving is one of the most reliable. But, some companies face the prospect of not being able to access their tape-stored data due to them having removed their tape reading hardware. Read More
There have been claims that the new Windows 10 update has deleted users files. Read some of the recent reports from users and what to do if you have lost your data.
With the launch of the new iOS 12 in the next few weeks, we look into the new features implemented by Apple and how these may affect data recovery. Read More