Backup School: Final Exam
Backup School lessons 1 through 9 have taught you the basics of backup, how to prevent hardware failure and recover from application loss, as well as the importance of compliance. Now it's time to prove your expertise. Take the Backup School final exam and show us what you know. Good luck!
Miss something? Want to take one of the lessons over? Go back to the Backup School table of contents.
Here's what you've learned:
** The fundamentals of backup, and how to think about it
** The difference between full backups, incremental backups and differential backups
** The advantages and disadvantages of different backup media
** Cost-justifying your backup plan
** Performing backups while the database is running
** Recovering from OS and application loss
** Preventing hardware failure
** Synchronous vs. asynchronous data transfer, latency issues and IP-based replication
** Setting up multiple servers
** Compliance issues
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About Dorian Cougias:
Dorian Cougias is the founder and CEO of Network Frontiers, a company that focuses on disaster recovery, security, and IT infrastructure consulting, training, and books. His latest work is "The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center 3rd Ed."