What is Backup and Disaster Recovery or BDR?

What is Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR)? Disaster recovery (DR) of backups involves policies, procedures, and deployment to recover data or the continuation technology infrastructure, systems and data following a data loss caused by a disaster. Disaster recovery focuses on the technology systems supporting critical business functions. Disaster recovery is, therefore, a subset of business … Read more

How big is a Zettabyte?

How Big is a Zettabyte? On Monday Gartner, Inc. released a report predicting consumers would be hoarding a global total of 4.1 zettabytes worth content by 2016. But most of us don’t really have a handle on how big a zettabyte really is. A singe zettabyte, yes only 1  zettabyte is 909494701.773 terabytes (TB). Remember … Read more

Hacktoberfest & Open Source

Hacktoberfest & Open Source Eric’s Computer Services participated in Digital Oceans 2nd annual Hacktoberfest. Hacktoberfest is a celebration of OSS (open source software) put on by Digital Ocean and completed on GitHub. For creating four pull requests on any GitHub-hosted open source projects by Halloween (October 31st) you get this awesome t-shirt (featured left). Hacktoberfest is … Read more

Windows 10 Updates

Windows 10 Updates Windows 10 has a lot of great things going for it – but I suggest holding off on the upgrade because of the Windows 10 updates. I have been contacted by customers for Western Digital My Passport external hard drives no being read, network driver issues, and other driver problems. Why so … Read more