What is Backup and Disaster Recovery?

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

Hacktoberfest 2016

Hacktoberfest 2016 Eric’s Computer Services participated in Digital Oceans 3rd annual Hacktoberfest.  It’s that time of year again! Hacktoberfest 2016 is almost over corner. Digital Ocean is back with new, featured projects and the chance to win the another limited-edition Hacktoberfest T-shirt you all love. Hacktoberfest is open to everyone in the GitHub community! To … Read more

World Backup Day!

World Backup Day! World Backup Day is March 31st! Have a backup is the most important thing you can do on your computer, phone or tablet. A backup is a second copy of all your important files — for example, your family photos, camera videos, business documents and emails. As opposed to having all your … Read more

Recovery From Lost Floppies

Recovery From Lost Floppies Data recovery from lost floppies is hard work. When the data is on a non-standard operating system format it is even more challenging. One of Eric’s Computer Services data recovery partners, DriveSavers was able to help the family of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. His 5.25-inch floppies,  yes 5.25-inch floppies not … 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). So what … Read more

I Use Woo and You Should Too

I use Woo, Woocommerce that is It was a matter of when, not if Woocommerce would become dominate. Woocommerce now powers 30% of all online stores. It holds the biggest market share of any online eCommerce software and has over 10 million downloads. It has become the favored platform by many web developers and users … Read more

Data Recovery Renewal

Data recovery renewal serving customers for 2015 and forward! I renewed my 24 Hour Data Recovery Partnership this month. The Data Recovery renewal is important as I continue to take on challenging data recovery cases to give my customers they best access to available technology. I also completed a complex data recovery case that involved … Read more