Until recently, most IT professionals have viewed disaster recovery as straightforward file recovery. As such, a nightly backup was the prescription. Things have changed. Businesses have to maintain continuous access to applications and data for employees, partners, and customers and website and systems downtime is no longer acceptable. Disaster recovery means maintaining availability without downtime.
Here are a few free magazines and white papers on the subject.
- The Data Disappearing Act: Mitigating Virtual Data Loss (slideshare.net)
- Hacker Destroys Avsim.com Along With Its Backups (it.slashdot.org)