I want to mirror my SQL Server 2008 to a disaster recovery machine two times a day. Is there any free software to do this on a running SQL Server? If not, are there any cheap alternatives? Can scripts be run to copy the files over while SQL is running? Can I use shadow copy [...]
Answer Question | July 21, 2010 1:59 PM
Disaster Recovery, Shadow Copy, SQL Server, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server backup, SQL Server database
What’s an appropriate disaster recovery plan for Windows Server 2003? What steps do I need to take to be able to rebuild my server from only tape backups? Do I need to reinstall the OS or can I simply restore? What programs do you use?
Answer Question | November 9, 2011 2:48 PM
Backup, Backup and recovery software, Disaster Recovery, Tape Backups, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server backup
We are preparing our disaster recovery plan for our Exchange 2007. We have bought a identical machine to the first and now we need to create a plan to back it up and restore it quickly.
Answer Question | July 7, 2010 5:46 PM
Disaster Recovery, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2007 backup and recovery, Exchange Backup & Restore
Hi, I am trying to host our active directory in Cloud as a disaster recovery site. I have created same activedirectory in cloud server. now i would like to move the users, groups, and policies to cloud server. Could any body explain the process of migrating the ad. Regards Vij
Answer Question | April 29, 2010 5:01 PM
Active Directory Backup and Restore, Active Directory File Replication, Active Directory migration, Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery
I am trying to develop the process which my company will follow in the event of a data center disaster. Part of that process is to question whether or not a major incident has the characteristics of a true disaster and if a disaster should be declared (which would obviously kick off or recovery proceeses). [...]
Answer Question | April 8, 2010 8:12 PM
DataCenter, Disaster Recovery, Incident response
Can anybody point me to a DRP benchmark analysis
Answer Question | April 14, 2010 3:31 PM
Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery planning, DRP benchmark
Is there a way to preserve an object’s Restore Date (as seen when using the DSPOBJD command)? Ex: When conducting a Disaster Recovery test, we would prefer to retain the existing Restore Dates of our objects rather than having all objects updated with the Restore Date of our disaster recovery test.
Answer Question | February 11, 2010 10:54 PM
AS/400 backup, AS/400 backup and recovery, Disaster Recovery
Has anyone performed a business anlaysis regarding when to activate a DR plan? If a problem appears to be a memory that can be fixed within 4-5 hours…would you declare a disaster and move to your hot site…or would you attempt to fix the system problem and if issues still exist, then declare it a disaster. What [...]
Answer Question | January 18, 2012 7:42 PM
Disaster Preparedness/Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery planning
When performing a DR, DR fails when trying to restore the arcserve database. Any ideas what could be causing this…I have verified the passwords and they are correct.
Answer Question | December 29, 2009 12:39 AM
ArcServe, ArcServe 12, Disaster Recovery, Windows Server 2003
Just curious if you have any advice from your latest disaster recovery review on what elements deserve particular attention. Frank Lady offers disaster recovery advice on SearchDisasterRecovery, but I’m curious as to whether elements like Swine Flu are playing part in how you sketch out how to recover from various scenarios. Any thoughts are greatly [...]
Answer Question | November 9, 2009 10:03 PM
advice, Disaster Preparedness/Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery Plan, Open IT Forum
Hi, I am working on synchronous replication implementation. Can anybody tell what are the parameters or criterias on which our synchronous replication implementation may be compared with other sync replication implementations? Also, can anybody provide us with any testbed report link?
Answer Question | October 22, 2009 10:01 AM
Disaster Recovery, Storage products and equipment, Synchronous replication
We want to carry out a DR test of our plan. For simulation purposes, should we alert our end users that the test is going on, or should we keep it under wraps?
Answer Question | May 27, 2010 7:28 PM
Disaster Preparedness/Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery (DR) testing, DR test
Can anyone recommend a good Managed Hosting company that has specific experience with the Systemi. Need to position HA & DR services to clients and would like to find a good partner. Ideally somewhere in the Midwest.
Answer Question | October 10, 2009 2:52 PM
Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery planning, Storage service providers
Hi guys, I’m planning to put a DR strategy in place for my firm. I have the option of backing up our data & system volume to an external drive or tape drive. However, I have been having challenges backing up to a tape drive. Do you think external drive is a better option?
Answer Question | December 3, 2009 12:29 PM
Backup & recovery, Disaster Recovery, DR, Tape drives
Hi, Could someone let me know what is the procedure of mimix upgradation.Please explain in detail.
Answer Question | August 27, 2009 7:52 PM
AS/400, AS/400 upgrades, Disaster Recovery
What is Disaster recovery in AS/400 system
Answer Question | August 11, 2009 7:11 AM
AS/400 backup and recovery, Disaster Recovery
Our Exchange 2003 server recently died and our latest working backup is several months old. We would like to restore to this backup to preserve the contacts and company public folders but we are concerned that doing so will wipe out all the recent messages and appointments in the Outlook clients when they connect. Will [...]
Answer Question | August 20, 2009 10:34 AM
Backup, Disaster Recovery, Exchange, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2003 restore, Outlook, Restore
I have a production environment and a disaster recovery environment and each of them have two SQL 2005 servers in a cluster. We have two LANs — the first one is our standard/everything LAN and the second is a Service LAN. We are looking to mirror from our production environment to our DR environment. Is [...]
Answer Question | July 9, 2009 3:03 PM
Disaster Recovery, Production environments, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2005 mirroring, SQL Server backup and restore, SQL Server Mirroring
Hi, We are at a DR test site and on the first stage of IPL’ing from the SAVSYS tape, the IPL is still progressing with the SRC – C167280A/C1F7280A. Now are these SRC’s quite normal?
Answer Question | June 24, 2009 10:48 AM
AS/400, Disaster Recovery, SAVSYS
Using between a few sites (active/active) and wondering if Site Recovery Manager tool works with vSphere vCenter server? Thank you very much. Moderator Note: This is a submitted question
Answer Question | June 29, 2009 3:01 PM
Disaster Recovery, VMware Site Recovery Manager, VMware vCenter, VMware vSphere