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Data Recovery Specialist

What Does Data Recovery Specialist Mean?

A data recovery specialist is an individual that has the technical and logical skills and experience to recover data from computer storage devices, equipment and/or information systems.

They are usually part of a technical support team, and can recover data lost or inaccessible due to technical or user error.

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Techopedia Explains Data Recovery Specialist

Data recovery specialists are well versed in recovering data from an array of devices and information systems, including:

  • Internal and external hard disks
  • Portable storage devices (flash, SD cards)
  • Enterprise storage (SAN, NAS, RAID)

Data recovery specialists usually have an expert-level understanding of:

  • File structures and systems
  • Basic to advanced operations of hard disks
  • Software and hardware troubleshooting
  • Different OS recovery procedures (Windows, Linux, Mac)
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