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Marin Independent Journal and Diamond Certified: Mike Cobb – Digging for Data

Published in The Marin Independent Journal. Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Helpful Expertise from Owners of Local Top Rated Companies By James Florence, Diamond Certified Resource Reporter NOVATO — When asked how he got into the computer service industry, Mike Cobb says it all began with a high school job working for his father. “My dad ran … Continue reading Marin Independent Journal and Diamond Certified: Mike Cobb – Digging for Data

USA Today: Even a dead hard drive can give away your private info. Here’s how to delete it for good

Originally published by USA Today. Reminder: Your data can survive on a dead hard drive. A hard drive crash is unnerving enough by itself — the tiny bundle of electronics that warehoused your data for years suddenly stops working, often with no warning. But when that drive is a backup volume that held your most … Continue reading USA Today: Even a dead hard drive can give away your private info. Here’s how to delete it for good

TechTarget: How to transition to NVMe SSDs from SAS/SATA

Originally published by TechTarget. After fully testing the new environment, enact a fresh backup strategy, advised Mike Cobb, director of engineering for data recovery service DriveSavers. “Be sure to not overwrite the previous backup before the transition and to use new media in case you need to move back to SAS/SATA due to possible conflicts … Continue reading TechTarget: How to transition to NVMe SSDs from SAS/SATA

RAID Spring Cleaning Tips

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Updated 4/19/2018 We are in the middle of the spring season. How’s it going with your spring cleaning? Take some time to pay a little attention to your servers with some important maintenance. How many of these suggestions do YOU already follow? Is there anything you’ve missed? Back Up … Continue reading RAID Spring Cleaning Tips

Best Backup Solutions

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering If you’re familiar with DriveSavers, you know that we always preach that you should be backing up your data. If you’ve ever been a customer of DriveSavers, you understand from first-hand experience why you should be backing up your data. Data loss can occur at any time to any … Continue reading Best Backup Solutions