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Content with tags Disaster Recovery (DR), Editorial Rss

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Data Loss or Downtime

This Friday Steve Jones has a DR poll. He asks what might be more important to you in a disaster and why.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Multiple Backup Files

This Friday Steve Jones looks at your backup system and wonders how many people use striped backups.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Two Days Off

Verizon is taking their cloud service offline for maintenance for two days. Steve Jones doesn't think that sounds good.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Test Your Situation

One of the important things is to be able to recover your environment. That doesn't mean you need to know everything about SQL Server and potential disasters, but you should know their affect on your situation.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Beware the Small Things

Minor disasters can become major ones quickly.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/12/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Reverse Engineering Disasters

Preparing a disaster recovery plan means more than just trying to prevent a few specific disasters. It means turning around the way you view the world.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/08/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Need for Tape

Are tape systems obsolete? A recent incident has Steve Jones thinking perhaps not.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Versions of Disaster

Dealing with a disaster is a trying experience for anyone, but having to then worry about having the proper software installed can make things much worse. Steve Jones talks a bit about the challenges of worrying about software versions.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/09/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Understanding HA

Dealing with disaster situations or trying to maintain an HA environment can be stressful. However knowledge about your goals and the capabilities of each technology, along with practice, can make things much easier.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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DR Prep

This week Steve Jones asks how you might handle DR preparation or process differently in the new year.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Cloud Concerns

Security is a concern in the cloud, but should it be your number one concern? Steve Jones notes that business continuity might be a bigger issue.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/12/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Disaster After Disaster

A disaster can easily lead to another disaster. Can you respond to multiple problems? Have you even considered the cascade effects of a large disaster?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/12/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Test Your Restores

Part of an effective response to a disaster situation is practice and testing of your skills and procedures. Steve Jones reminds us this is important today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/12/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Make a Backup First

The hack on a Gizmodo writer using Amazon and Apple customer service security holes was shocking. Steve Jones notes that while security is important, backups are even more important.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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13 Disasters

This editorial that was originally published on Aug 15, 2007. It is being rerun as Steve is traveling. This editorial looks at the issues that happen in production and how you should perhaps plan for disasters.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/06/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Colocated Dangers

An outage at SQLServerCentral reminded Steve Jones that it's not "if" a disaster will occur, but "when" it will occur that should have you preparing for a disaster at some point in the future.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/05/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Helpful Advice?

This editorial was originally published on Feb 5, 2007 and is being re-run as Steve is on vacation. Is this the advice you'd give, or take, in a DR situation? Steve thinks it's not.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/11/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The DR Test Schedule

Planning for disaster recovery entails a lot of different items, but testing is an important one. If you don't test your plans, you can't be sure they will work. This Friday Steve Jones asks how often your test.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/10/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Chance of Failure

Do you plan for failure as a possibility or a probability? The difference might mean you take your plans and testing a little more seriously. Steve Jones notes that you might want to plan on the latter.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/03/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 119 reads

Data Loss or Downtime

This Friday Steve Jones has a DR poll. He asks what might be more important to you in a disaster and why.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 217 reads
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