In general, a handful of things need to be put together (that is, defined and executed upon) as the basis for an overall disaster recovery process or plan. The following list clearly identifies where you need to start:
1. Create a disaster recovery execution tasks/run book. This should include all steps to take to recover from a disaster and cover all system components that need to be recovered.
2. Arrange for or procure a server/site to recover to. This should be a configuration that can house what is needed to get you back online.
3. Guarantee that a complete database backup/recovery mechanism is in place (including offsite/alternate site archive and retrieval of databases).
4. Guarantee that an application ...