Data Backup

3 Signs that Your SDD is Failing and How to Avoid Data Loss

While computers with SSDs have some advantages over those with traditional HDD drives, they are still prone to hard drive failure. In order to prevent data loss with an SSD, you need to be aware of the warning signs of SSD failure. The major difference between a SSD and a HDD is how they store their data. While a traditional HDD stores data on a magnetic platter, a SSD stores data in NAND flash memory chips. Every time data is written on the memory chips, there is a little wear and...

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Disk Imaging or Disk Cloning, Which Should You Use?

It is important to create regular backups to protect yourself from data loss. Disk imaging and disk cloning are two ways that you can make copies of everything on your hard drive so you can restore your data on a new computer in case of drive failure. Before we go into the differences between creating a disk image and disk cloning, let’s talk about the difference between the two and “ordinary” backups. When you create a backup using a program like DataNumen Backup, it creates...

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5 Things that Keep an SDD Healthy and Prevent Data Loss

Solid state drives have several advantages over regular hard drives. The major advantage is that they have a longer life span, lasting about 10 years before they begin to fail. To ensure that your SSD performs optimally for as long as possible you need to take care of it properly. Solid state drives are rising in popularity because they are considered faster and relatively more reliable than hard drives. SSDs have less moving parts than HDD’s so they are noiseless and also quicker....

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