The bulk of your content recovery will probably be at the list or item level. But there are times when you must restore a lower-level component, such as a content database, to restore this content. Additionally, you need to know the best practices for recovering content at many levels in the farm, including the following:
This section will give you an overview of restoring failed, corrupted, or deleted content and some best practices for doing so.
Honestly, we rarely see entire Web applications fail. Usually, it is a component of a Web application, such as a content database or IIS Web application, that fails. But understanding how to restore ...