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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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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4 Top Skills for Data Recovery Experts of the Future

This post looks at the changing field of data recovery and shares different skills that a data recovery expert will require to remain relevant.  Data recovery is one of the fast-changing industries. This is because technology is changing quickly and data is increasingly becoming an asset that people cannot do without. However, with the changing technology, pursuing a career in data recovery is likely to require a different set of skills from what current employers are looking...

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