head crash

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(computer science) a crash of a read/write head in a hard disk drive (usually caused by contact of the head with the surface of the magnetic disk)

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With each failure, the risk of a serious loss mounts, should a disk crash or a database corruption occur.
HDDs use a mechanical arm and spinning platter, which can sometimes result in a hard disk crash.
You can create an emergency drive in case a virus or hard disk crash compromises your PC.
A sudden loss of power, a hard disk crash, a malicious hacker or even a disgruntled employee can wipe out critical data.
But what is truly revolutionary is its ability to resuscitate a computer which fails due to a hard disk crash or corruption of its operating system.
The new enemy for data survival may no longer be from technology failures such as a disk crash, a tape that won't read, or a blue or blank screen from a system or server crash.
The new enemy for data survival may no longer be from technology such as a disk crash, a tape that won't read, or a blank screen from a system or server crash.
The company will demonstrate its ARAID internal and external storage controllers which mirror data on two drives so one copy is always protected in the event of a hard disk crash.
are all subject to loss of data due to a disk crash.
But perhaps the best part is that I never have to worry about a hard disk crash, because all of my important files are backed up automatically.
I've had my own computer since 1980 and maybe I'm the only user in those 20 years who's never had a hard disk crash, but HDDs have become incredibly reliable nowadays.
The Accordance ARAID 1500 and 2000 Dual Mode capability provides the greatest RAID1 flexibility for any IDE/SATA-based computer and ensures that ARAID users will never lose data in the event of a disk crash.