Disaster Recovery [Part 1]

    By: Jeffrey Ross Garbus on Mar 05, 2013

    For a DBA, the disaster of all disasters is a full blown multiple component systems failure that corrupts a database. In these hopefully rare emergencies, it may be required of the DBA to perform a complete rebuild of the database server or at the very least, bring a database back from the dead. In order to accomplish this, several things are going to be required:

    1. A means to restore the database data (that is, accessible, correct, and complete backups).
    2. A means to restore the database server (perhaps including a platform and both O/S and DBMS installation software).
    3. A reliable (ie. tested) plan for restoring both.

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    Released: March 5, 2013, 9:10 am | Updated: January 30, 2014, 7:55 pm
    Keywords: ASE DBA Article | Technical Journal | Alvin Chang | Data Management | Disaster Recovery | Jeff Garbus | Lyle Fernquist




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