Why use Solid Sate Drives

When dealing with a great amount of data for office use and you want the best storage that can withstand the test of time, solid state drive is your best option.

Compared to other storage devices, it is more like a hard drive and not really a USB flash drive. A solid state drive is composed of semiconductor memory that is using integrated circuits in place of optical media.Solid state drives are special kind of storage drives which do not contain any moving objects. It is smarter than the platter based hard drives that are common in home computers.

Numerous people are seeking to get this tool because it is developed like a hard disk drive. It is very easy to acquire by anybody just like any other storages. It is easy to access files electronically with this device and it is faster compared to electronic magnetic disk drive. It is very importance to familiarize with solid state drive SSD recovery even when the SSD you purchased is better than those that are mechanically used. It is also true that the risk of losing data and files that you have in this type of storage is far lesser than that of the other storage devices, it is still advisable to have the knowledge how to fix it when such problems arises.

Solid state drive recovery is possible even when the data was lost accidentally. You can always make use of this reliably but it can fail even when it is not made with the mechanical components. Like other devices, it is made with different components that can last for years. Just like any other gadgets, it can also wear off and also can witness malfunction. Having this at the back of the mind, there Is need to have the knowledge of solid state drive data recovery is very crucial. It should be noted that there are different things that can be done whenever recovery of important files is been carried out.

 

 

When working on the solid state drive SSD recovery, there is need to know the reasons it failed in the first place. But there are no signals that will notify you prior to the failure. You will get to know when the data is gone already. So, it very crucial to have a backup for your data, this is the easiest way to make sure you will not need to freak out as a result of the data loss. Whenever the lost of stored data occurs, there is need to contact some experts who may be of help to provide the

recovery services that you required. Unlike other simple storages that people can easily fix, solid state drive SSD recovery is hard to perform for simple individuals.

There is availability of software that can be used for the solid state drive SSD recovery. Prior to making decision to use solid state drive, it would be easier for finding experts who can offer a solid state drive SSD recovery service whenever the situation arises. Read the following http://www.storagesearch.com/ssd-recovery.html for a glossary and general overview of SSD storage technology. If you found this post informative please feel free to like it or share via social media.

 

 

Why some data is lost forever

Data loss is an error condition in information systems in which information is destroyed by failures or neglect in storage, transmission, or processing. Information systems implement backup and disaster recovery equipment and processes to prevent data loss or restore lost data.

Recovering deleted data from a hard drive is generally possible because typically the actual data is not deleted. Instead, information about where the data is stored is removed. In this article I will explain how data is stored on a hard drive, what happens when files are deleted, what formatting a hard drive does, and why it is impossible to recover files after they were overwritten.

When data is overwritten, the magnetic domains on the HDD are re-magnetized. This is an irreversible process that physically removes information previously stored in this location. While some residual physical traces of the changes (or none changes) in magnetization potentially remain, which may theoretically allow a partial restore, this would require the use of a magnetic force microscope or similar technologies, none of which have been shown to recover data successfully so far (although you never know what’s going on in secret government intelligence labs). So in essence, there is no software or other technical way known to the public that can restore overwritten data.

What Happens When Data Is Deleted?

In a RAM module, the organizational structure is very flat. When data is removed from memory, the actual information vanishes instantly. Also, when power is lost, the capacitors quickly discharge and hence all information is lost.

The situation on a HDD is completely different as information is stored in two ways. First, data is stored physically on the magnetic hard drive. Secondly, all stored data is managed by a file system, which creates an information table revealing the exact location of data, i.e. where on the hard drive a certain file is stored. This is necessary because one file can be stored in different locations across the hard drive. The operating system then uses this table to locate files and put together the pieces of large files.

When a file is deleted, typically only the information stored in the file system’s table is removed. Since it would take too long to delete the actual file, the physical location of the data remains untouched. When the operating system wants to store new files, however, it consults the table for available space. Since the location of the deleted files was marked as vacant, the operating system may then write new data over the old data, which terminally deletes that information.

Generally when a file is deleted, the file system makes no effort to erase the actual data from where it is physically stored on the disk. The file system deletes files by simply breaking the file name. In windows and DOS, the delete command simply replaces the first letter of the filename with a question mark. This indicates to the file system that the file is no longer needed and any space it occupies can now be treated as blank space, even though it isn’t. To recover the lost file, assuming no new files have been written to that space, all one needs to do is restore the file name. This can be done manually, but it is far simpler (and generally more effective) to use a file recovery utility. If it is desired to permanently delete the data such that it cannot be recovered, the data must be over-written, preferably many times over.

We’ve all been using computers for a while now and I bet none of us have been spared from at least one data loss related problem in our technical “career”. Data is so easily losable that you’re practically forced to make backups for everything you have, for obvious safety reasons. Data loss can occur due to several reasons, including:

Human error - human error factors include everything from “oops, I accidentally pressed delete” to overwriting files, moving them around, formatting over essential files and so forth. Basically, of the three types of data loss causes, human error ones are the easiest to avoid and yet they are the most common, because of the users’ low computer skills, impatience or forgetfulness.

Logical damage - logical data damage takes place at file structure level as opposed to physical level. Logical damage is more common, as it can be caused by numerous additional factors such as power outages, system crashes, driver problems, RAID controller issues and so forth.

Physical damage - when your data storage unit gets physically damaged, data recovery is often difficult. Physical damage can translate into a badly scratched CD or DVD containing essential data, a failing hard disk head or motor and so forth. Physical damage can be avoided, but you can never really protect yourself from it 100%. A hard disk for example, can break down due to aging, constant workload and so forth. CDs and DVDs aren’t fully protected even if you keep them in the cleanest, scratch-free conditions possible.

If your hard disk blows up on you, there’s absolutely nothing to be done about it and no specialized data recovery program or data recovery professional will be able to help you out. But not all hardware (physical) problems fall into this category. For example, a hard disk with a failing motor still holds a chance for data recovery, whereas if the section that holds the logical data gets burnt out or magnetized, you most likely have no chance of getting anything back. Some physical problems may be partially fixed, with only a part of the data being recovered. Although this is never a reason to cheer for, you can at least scavenge up some of your lost data.

 

If you’re a simple user that lost some important data, you won’t really be interested in knowing WHY you lost it, but rather if you can get it back. Still, data recovery may often depend on the “WHY you lost it” factor. And unfortunately, in some rare cases, data recovery becomes impossible and the most common of data loss categories is the physical damage one.

The easiest type of data loss to recover is, fortunately, the one falling under the human error category (fortunately – because this is also the most common). When you delete a file from your operating system, it won’t show up in the file structure anymore, but that doesn’t mean it’s gone forever. What the operating system does is to store away that file on a specific sector of your hard disk, where it is held for safe keeping. The only way you can truly delete these files is by overwriting that sector with new data, over and over again. That’s why time is an important factor when it comes to data recovery. If you deleted a file yesterday for example, chances are that your system didn’t overwrite it with anything else in that “safe closet” on your hard disk. However, if you deleted it last year and subsequently deleted, overwritten and moved files around your hard disk since then, chances are data recovery becomes impossible.