GNU ddrescue – Saving a Failing, Corrupt RAID Array

Overview If you’re reading this, you’re probably having an awful day — trying to save as much data as you can from a failing hard drive or RAID array. Hoping this is able to help. dd: The original, direct cloning utility. Simple, oldschool, and limited. dd-rescue/dd_rescue: Written by Kurt Garloff, active, viable.. ddrescue: GNU ddrescue, […]

Windows Server Backup

Occasionally a client does not want to pay for backup software, like StorageCraft, AppAssure, Veeam, whatever gets their 50 employees back up quickly is not worth $1k to management. In that case, the cheapest possible solution we use is built-in Windows Server Backup. God-forbid, you have to use something like Symantec Backup Exec, which is […]