Reasons for making backups

Thursday, 30 August 2007, 4:21 PM EST

Every company makes backups. However, I have seen several occasions where backups were not working as expected.

There are three reasons for making backups:

  • In case of a technical failure or a user-error, files are accidentally deleted. These files need to be restored;
  • After a physical disaster a recovery must be performed on another site;
  • Some data must be kept available for long time archiving.
This article discusses in more detail these reasons.

At Sjaak Laan's blog.

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