Chapter 8. Backing Up and Performing Disaster Recovery

If you can find an administrator who's never had to restore from some sort of disaster, failure, or act of nature, I'll give you a prize. More so than any other problem, failure to establish a safe and thorough backup in a small, medium, or large enterprise can result in the loss of tens of thousands, if not millions, of dollars in lost productivity, information, and potential revenue. Furthermore, in the past decade, technology has evolved so fast that we upgrade, change, or evolve our network at a never before seen pace. With these changes there is often a difference in the way we do business, but there's very rarely a change in the data that we use. At the end of the day, we always seem ...

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