Basics of Data Recovery

Roy Schestowitz

University of Manchester


Key Points

Restoring Accidentally-Deleted Data

Trash can

Remote Backups

Remote Backups - Continued

Remote Backup Examples

Remote Backups - Summary

Restoration Before Collapse

Last Resort: Resurrecting Data

Last Resort: Resurrecting Data - Ctd.

Disposing of Data

Open hard-drive

Disposing of Data - Ctd.

Stories of Failure

Iomega Zip Drive

Stories of Failure - Ctd.

Take Home Messages