Sooner or later, your RAID-based NAS is going to fail. Here's how to prepare for successful data recovery.
Backing up is even more important if you are using Windows 8.
A storage pool of double-digit Terabyte size may sound like a good idea... until the time comes to recover it.
It helps to know the real RAID level before you attempt recovery.
Windows 8 Server's Storage Spaces will require data recovery tool makers to step up their game.
This data recovery case study shows how recovery of Virtual Machines can be much more difficult than you think.
In Part 2 of our series, we cover things you don't want to do when attempting data recovery.