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
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
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