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Data Storage Networking: Real World Skills for the CompTIA Storage+ Certification and Beyond by Nigel Poulton

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Chapter11

Backup and Recovery

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Why we back up
  • Backup methods
  • Backup types
  • Backup targets
  • Backup to the cloud
  • Backup retention
  • Archiving

image In this chapter, you'll learn about server and application backups and restores. Although you'll be focusing mainly on server and application backup and recovery, many of the same principles apply to backing up devices such as laptops and tablets.

The major lesson in this chapter is that backup is all about recovery. This point can't be stressed enough! Burn this fact into your head and make sure you never forget it. If you back up your data every day but can't restore data from ...

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