Dealing with Bad Sectors on Your Hard Drive – Part 1

Dealing with Bad Sectors on Your Hard Drive – Part 1

Bad sectors are one of the most common problems that affect hard drives. They can cause data loss and performance degradation. But what are bad sectors and how can you prevent or fix them? Drive Heads and Media: A Precise System A hard drive contains two important...
Boosting Your NAS Array Reliability

Boosting Your NAS Array Reliability

NAS arrays are devices that store and share data over a network. They are widely used in businesses and homes for backup, file sharing, and media streaming. However, the reliability of NAS arrays can be compromised due to bad sectors on drives, resulting in data loss...
Predictable Problems in HDDs and SSDs

Predictable Problems in HDDs and SSDs

Hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state drives (SSDs) are essential components of modern computers for storing and retrieving data for various applications. However, these devices are not immune to failures, which can lead to data loss, performance degradation, or...
SMART vs. Other Drive Health Predictors

SMART vs. Other Drive Health Predictors

SMART, which stands for Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology, is a set of drive health indicators for monitoring the quality and performance of disk operations, analyzing drive issues, and reporting the condition of the disk drive to the host. What are...

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