Everyone might have come across a situation when a drive, USB, or an SD card failure or crash has occurred. The data that is stored in it is always important, some have great value and the importance of the data totally depends upon who has suffered the damage. Individuals can have some important documents stored in it, like College certificates or any Identity proof, where as a company may suffer due to its sensitive data being damaged which is very costly and may lead to great financial loss to the company.
Every data u loose is some way or the other important. The priority, as well as the severity of the data loss, decides what options or routes shall be taken for data recovery process. To prevent a data loss, many steps can be taken; the important one is by keeping a backup. Backup is nothing but making a copy of the data that you have stored in your device. This can help you recover data at the right time and prevent you from panic in the eleventh hour.
There are various ways you can make your backup of your important data. We have discussed few of them here.
Entire file backup
This is a kind of backup specifically for files that you have in-store with you. Making a copy of the file in a separate location so that it can be easily accessed at a later stage is a best practice. Many software is available which can help maintain a backup and also regulates the cycles time to time.
Entire hard drive backup
Hard drives, we all know how much data it can store. Earlier it was having less capacity, but now it’s extended up to 1 TB even. The easier it is to save a data in such a big space; it is a nightmare if you lose it completely. Why land into such a situation? Maintain a frequent backup of such hard drive entirely into a new hard drive so that a backup is created and you can freely enjoy the service of the stored data on one device. Again for such kind of backup, software is available and scheduled backups are also conducted with such kind of software.
Monotonous backup means continuous backup. Maintaining a frequent backup of all your files and folders of your storage device is a good practice. The continuous copy of such files can save a lot of time and money. Just making a practice of backup up of your data is what is required by many companies as well. This is seen among the programmers mostly, who always maintain a complete copy of the data that they have been working on for a long time and this might not be in a single copy version, but may be seen in multiple copies.
Complete backup refers to a practice of backup in which we maintain all backup of files, folders, system, hard drives, emails etc. This is also a smart way of keeping your data secure.
Maintain and keep a backup of all your data and lead a seamless software life.