Server Data Recovery – IBM System x3650 M4

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Yet another uncontrolled server and RAID system. Small businesses suffer the most when the only server machine that they have crashes. An old server like the rack-mountable IBM System x3650 M4 can be a good fit for a small business needs. It does support RAID systems. A business owner must know that neither such servers nor RAID systems are bullet-proof. Regardless of the size of a business, a backup plan is an essential thing to have. Servers and RAID systems need a competent person to keep a watchful eye on them. Recovering data from multi-disk based systems can be challenging. This time it was another RAID5 problem that occurred because of server failure. We got the images of each drive and managed to re-assemble the array.