Magnetic Storage Technologies

Magnetic storage is a storage medium commonly used for large volumes of data (e.g., video, image, or remote sensing data). Magnetic tape drives use magnetic tape to store the data. Large amounts of data are stored through tape drives because...
June 23, 2014

Hard Drive Technology Timeline

A look at some of the major innovations in hard drive tech.
June 23, 2014

Random Access Memory Storage Technology

This article explains the different technologies used to create random access memory (RAM).
June 23, 2014

Finding the Best Data Recovery Company

Have you found a qualified data recovery center?
June 23, 2014

Understanding Hard Drive Failure

Hard disk drive failure is ultimately unavoidable. Every hard drive uses mechanical parts, and even with modern innovations like helium-filled enclosures, every mechanical component will eventually fail as these mechanical parts wear out. However, proper operating conditions can extend the...
June 23, 2014

PCB Swapping

What a Hard Drive Printed Circuit Board Is (and What It Does) A hard drive’s Printed Circuit Board, or PCB, allows electricity to pass between various components that allow the hard drive to function. If you have ever handled a...
June 23, 2014

Hexadecimal Flags for Partition Type

What are Hexadecimal Flags for Partition Types? Hexadecimal flags are values that give information about a hard drive’s partition attributes. The drive’s Sector 0 contains its master boot record (MBR), which contains a simple code between 1BE and 1FF (in...
June 23, 2014

A Guide for Data Loss Prevention

While data loss can occur on a perfectly maintained computer system, poor operating conditions are a leading cause of hardware failures and other catastrophic events. You can often prevent data loss by taking appropriate precautions when setting up your computer....
June 23, 2014

Data Recovery Clean Room Technology

What is a Data Recovery Clean Room? A clean room is a work area with controlled temperature and humidity to protect sensitive equipment from contamination. Common features include plastic walls and ceilings, external lighting, and a continuous influx of clean,...
June 23, 2014

History of Data Recovery

Since computers have existed, data recovery technology has been an important scientific field.
June 23, 2014
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