Looking for a particular file or a set of files related to a particular topic, such as in e-discovery, is one of the most time-consuming and thankless tasks in IT. Users tend to think everything is automated, so finding the file should be a piece of cake. More than likely, though, the file is on a tape somewhere that is probably corrupted. There might be a copy, but which file system or database on which it actually resides is anybody's guess. To read the full article, please visit IT Business Edge. To download a PDF version of this article, please click here.
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