Planning for Disaster Recovery

It is never a happy day for the IT group when an online service goes down, and this includes SharePoint. As fantastic as SharePoint 2010 is, it is inevitable that at some point in the lifecycle, the deployed SharePoint solution will suffer from downtime. Of course, downtime may occur for any number of reasons—human error, underlying hardware failure, power outage, faulty customizations, and so on. Since we cannot avert failure, your role as a SharePoint administrator is to account for such downtime and restore service to the users of the platform in a timely manner. Planning for loss of service and recovering is what I refer as to as planning for disaster recovery.

Minimizing downtime and averting loss in a disaster ...

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