Gillware Data Recovery Blog

Every week Gillware solves hundreds of complex data recovery cases. We try to pick the most interesting cases to write about in our data recovery blog. Our lead blogger Will worked in our data recovery lab for over a year before joining our marketing team to assist with the data recovery blog. Gillware has performed data recovery services on just about every piece of storage equipment imaginable, even electronic holiday ornaments.

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April 10, 2017
PSOD data recovery

Purple Screen Of Death (PSOD) Data Recovery

When you use VMWare ESXi for your server, you may be unfortunate enough to encounter a PSOD. A PSOD, or “Purple Screen of Death”, is a diagnostic […]
October 21, 2016
RAID-10 Recovery

RAID-10 Recovery Case Study: Failed Virtual Disk

The client in this RAID-10 recovery case study came to us after their Dell RAID-10 server had crashed. After restarting the Dell PowerEdge server, the RAID […]
October 18, 2016
VHDX recovery

VHDX Recovery Case Study: Risky RAID-5 Rebuild

In this VHDX recovery case study, the client had several Hyper-V virtual machines stored in the VHDX format on their three-drive RAID-5 server. The RAID-5 server […]
October 4, 2016
One of the four Seagate Constellation drives from this VMFS recovery case

VMFS Recovery Case Study: RAID-5 Failure

In this data recovery case study, the client had a failed RAID-5 array in their server. The array consisted of four enterprise-grade Seagate Constellation hard drives […]
September 23, 2016
One of the Constellation SAS drives from this Dell PowerVault recovery case

Dell PowerVault Recovery Case Study: Lost RAID Configuration

In this Dell PowerVault recovery case, the client came to us after their Hyper-V host machine had failed. The client’s IT technicians attempted a hard reboot […]
September 14, 2016
How to Recover RAID 5 Data

IBM Storwize Data Recovery Case Study: Storwize V3700 Business Server

This crashed server came to Gillware all the way from Spain. The client had an IBM Storwize V3700 server machine with eighteen enterprise-grade hard drives that […]
August 17, 2016

Synology RS3412xs Data Recovery Case Study: Deleted LUNs

In this data recovery case, the client had four deleted LUNs they needed recovered. These LUNs, or iSCSI targets, had lived on a Synology RackStation RS3412xs network-attached […]
August 8, 2016

Dell EqualLogic PS4100 Data Recovery Case Study: 24-Drive RAID-50

The client in this case had a Dell EqualLogic PS4100 SAN. This SAN was filled with 24 300-GB enterprise-grade Seagate hard drives. These 24 hard drives […]
June 28, 2016
Virtual machine snapshots

VMWare ESXi Data Recovery Case Study: 4-Drive RAID-5 Array

In this case, our client had four Western Digital WD6000BKHG-18A29V0 hard drives arranged in a RAID-5 array. On that array, they had stored several virtual machines. […]
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