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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
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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 2011/01/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Disaster Planning Includes You

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren. Andy discusses the need to consider personnel when you are planning for things to go wrong.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2010/11/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Planning for Failure

Today Steve Jones reminds us that the small disasters are likely to occur, and that you need to be sure that you're planning for them, and practicing for the recovery that will be needed.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/09/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How well do you really know your colleagues?

Take your peers out of their comfort zone and do you know how well they'll perform?   Read more...
By Geoff Norman 2010/07/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: disaster recovery (dr)
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Archive Backups

The need to archive data is becoming more and more important as data sizes grow. However when you choose to archive data, you might need to reconsider how your DR plan is structured.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/06/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Stop, Don't Panic

Your response in a crisis situation can be critical to how quickly you solve the issue. Steve Jones reminds you to stay calm in today's editorial.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/03/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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