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Case study: dd command causes vital data to disappear

With the rise of more complex IT systems, it is no wonder that human errors occur. The ”dd” command is synonymous with accidental deletion. In this blog, we describe a case in which the ”dd” command caused a major disaster for a Korean service provider. Read More

Are re-seller stores erasing your data as promised?

Selling used media devices through second-hand stores is becoming popular. Many of these stores promise to delete the data that resides on your device before they are resold, so you don’t have to. But are they doing this? And if they are, are they doing it properly?
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The evolution of storage part 2: Object storage and data recovery

In our previous blog post – The evolution of storage systems: Object, File or Block?- we explained how there is a need for a new storage concept for the ever-growing amount of big data. We showed how the traditional storage methods, File Storage and Block Storage can’t handle the growing amount of data and that the solution to this challenge is Object storage. But how does this new storage method …Read More

The evolution of storage systems part 1: Object, File or Block?

More data is transferred and generated globally than ever before. The analysts from IDC are expecting that by 2025 the global data sphere will grow to 163 zettabytes. That is an increase of more than 1000% from the 16.1 ZB of data in 2016. So how are companies storing all of this data? And which storage system is best for storing Big Data: File, Block or Object? Why has there …Read More