Data corruption happens when the code that is supposed to be read is unintentionally changed from its original form. That is basically what data corruption is, a change of data that is unintended. It can be a random event but there are certain tells which can help you identify if data corruption is indeed imminent or preventable. This article aims to help you prevent data corruption.
Data corruption is a kind of computer error that can be either software or hardware-related. It is actually tricky to pinpoint exactly what causes data corruption but there are ways to minimize your chances of experiencing one. While your chances of experiencing critical data corruption is not that high, you still need to safeguard yourself from it. You never know what havoc it would cause until you experience it firsthand. So, without further ado, … Read the rest
The main reason why you save your files in the cloud is to make them accessible anywhere and anytime. Cloud storage keeps your data safe and secure without ever requiring you to carry around a data storage device. However, there are still confusion on how this cloud thing works. There are so many intricacies that go around cloud computing service which make it seem more complicated than it is. It is actually not that complicated.
To put cloud storage into simple terms – you’re basically storing your files online, protected by your account credentials. Since the data is saved online, you can view or access them to any of your connected device so long as you have the proper credentials. Now that’s out of the way, let’s go read some problems you may encounter using cloud storage.
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Cloud computing is slowly becoming a necessity for all kinds of businesses. The reason for its rise in popularity is it allows even the smallest of businesses to gain market share against large enterprises. However, even with its rise in popularity, not many business owners know of the true capabilities of cloud computing. For many, cloud computing is a relatively new concept that is either just another fad or the nest best thing.
Cloud computing provides businesses with access to the newest technology without requiring them to purchase any new tech devices. Cloud computing provides smaller businesses a means to access new technology and compete with bigger companies. They simply need to pay a monthly fee to use these services on the cloud. Of course, to access cloud computing a stable and fast internet connection is needed.
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Your average computer user doesn’t really understand how data storage works. Most of them just know that if you press a save button, it will just store in something called a ‘hard drive.’ They don’t actually know the science behind it and they don’t really care. As long as they can retrieve their files when they need it, it is all well and good.
Unfortunately, many of us will encounter data loss at some point in our lives. Depending on the extent of the data loss, it can leave a lasting mark on our daily lives. If the data you lose is a big part of your business for instance, it can negatively impact the way you process your business. Point is, you really can’t predict the impact of a data loss on your life until you experience it yourself.… Read the rest
It is estimated that 85% of lost data can be recovered easily by using data recovery tools and programs. However, most of the time the 15% contain sensitive data which makes it very hard to recover a readable and intelligible data. Sometimes the data corruption scope is so high that an average user won’t be able to handle it. In the end, they may need to resort to hiring data recovery expert to recover parts of their data.
For instance, your computer could have been damaged by a flood or fire which makes its data unreadable. It doesn’t matter what kind of data you are storing in there, you just want to get it back again. It’s even more critical if the data you lose are sensitive and important in your day-to-day life. While it’s possible for an average person … Read the rest
With many businesses moving in the way of using technology in their field, there is a large amount of data that needs to be stored. These information is critical in keeping the business running and may cause a collapse if something bad happens to it. This is why a data backup is needed in case something bad happens to the data. It is absolutely important that data backup is done because a lot of accidents can cause damage on essential hardware. Things such as fire and flood can wipe out your business entire database and that would have a huge effect when you start your business again.
Accidents do happen and this is the main reason why backing up your data is absolutely essential. In this day and age, where extra data storage is cheap, there’s no excuse to having … Read the rest
iPhones slowly creeping to a standstill with a full memory seems like an inevitable part oflife. However, one tech-savvy Redditor has shared a way to free up some precious space, without the need to delete Candy Crush.
First up, its best to check how much memory you actually have left on your iPhone. You can find that by going into Settings,” then General,” then “Storage & iCloud Usage.”
The Reddit post by eavesdroppingyougoes on to explain: open up the iTunes app and find a movie to rent that has a file size larger than your remaining data. The bigger the file, the better. So wrack your brain for long films, preferably in HD quality. Once you tap Rent, youll get a message saying you dont have enough data to download the film along with two options saying OK … Read the rest
When you delete a file on a computer, it will be moved to the Recycle Bin or something similar (depends on the OS). The files that are sent to the Recycle Bin can easily be recovered if you wish to. If you need to fully erase the trace of the deleted file in your computer, you need to empty the Recycle Bin or delete that specific file from it. Once you delete the file there, it is now permanently deleted. However, the computer has a funny way of describing the file as being ‘permanently’ deleted. It isn’t really deleted permanently. In a sense, being deleted permanently just means that the file is still there but there is no way of reading the file.
Considering that, the file is still inside the hard drive. The only problem is it can’t be … Read the rest
If you are on the fence on whether you should hire a data backup company, you should ask yourself this one simple question – “Can my business run properly without all my critical data?”
If the answer is no, you should definitely get a data backup for your company. If somehow, against all odds, your answer is a firm yes, that is the only time I would advise not hiring a data backup company for your business. Even then, I wouldn’t be so quick to dismiss data backup if I were you.
For this article, let’s focus on why your business needs data backup. Let’s face it, your data will be at risk sooner or later. The only thing you can do to limit the risk is to get additional safety measures to protect your data. It could be … Read the rest