Minimizing Hard Disk Drive Failure and Data Loss
Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
While every hard disk drive can eventually be expected to fail, some preparation and practical information can be used to minimize this failure, and to avoid data loss when failure is likely. While most of the stated strategies apply exclusively to hard disk drives, some also apply to solid-state drives.
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