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Research on disk reliability and disk failure rates is relevant to computer forensics for several reasons:
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* Disk failures frequently make it difficult to recover data from a subject computer.
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* Because forensic practitioners use very large datasets, issues of disk drive reliability can have direct bearing on forensic readyness.
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==Bibliography==
 
==Bibliography==
 
* An analysis of latent sector errors in disk drives, Lakshmi N. Bairavasundaram, Garth R. Goodson, Shankar Pasupathy, Jiri Schindler, SIGMETRICS '07. [http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1269899.1254917 (ACM DL)]
 
* An analysis of latent sector errors in disk drives, Lakshmi N. Bairavasundaram, Garth R. Goodson, Shankar Pasupathy, Jiri Schindler, SIGMETRICS '07. [http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1269899.1254917 (ACM DL)]

Latest revision as of 11:06, 27 May 2009

Research on disk reliability and disk failure rates is relevant to computer forensics for several reasons:

  • Disk failures frequently make it difficult to recover data from a subject computer.
  • Because forensic practitioners use very large datasets, issues of disk drive reliability can have direct bearing on forensic readyness.

Bibliography

  • An analysis of latent sector errors in disk drives, Lakshmi N. Bairavasundaram, Garth R. Goodson, Shankar Pasupathy, Jiri Schindler, SIGMETRICS '07. (ACM DL)