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Based on what you have learned, in what situations would you advise a high cost for disaster recovery infrastructure?

Part 1

Create a disaster recovery plan for your new E-business. Consider the disasters that are most likely to strike in the Midwest. Consider that the location of your new warehouse is next to an above ground jet fuel storage facility. Also document the backup and restore policies that will support the disaster recovery plan.

Part 2

Describe the types of disasters that could most likely hit your sites.
Prioritize the business units that would have to be up and running immediately after a disaster.
What is the name of the hot site that can have you running immediately in the case of a major disaster?
What types of communications do you have with your customers in case of disaster?
Through which public relations firm do you contract to craft and disseminate messages in the event of a disaster?

Part 3

Based on what you have learned, in what situations would you advise a high cost for disaster recovery infrastructure? Depending on the probability of risk, how much would you spend on disaster recovery?

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Part 1

Create a disaster recovery plan for your new E-business. Consider the disasters that are most likely to strike in the Midwest. Consider that the location of your new warehouse is next to an above ground jet fuel storage facility. Also document the backup and restore policies that will support the disaster recovery plan.

Please think of the following: Disaster is "any event that has a small chance of transpiring, a high level of uncertainty, and a potentially devastating outcome." Floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires are some examples of natural disasters. Disasters can also be man-made, such as electric failure, bursting pipes, and war.

In the Midwest states there is a high possibility of tornadoes. In addition, there is a history of flood. The flood of 1993 struck disaster in that state. The damages were huge. . Finally, in the company there can be fire at the jet fuel storage facility.

You should think of the following: Your disaster recovery plan must have an alternate location in case of tornado, flood or fire for conducting business, communication methods to inform employees of new locations and procedures, and publicity measures in case of tornado, flood or fire to inform customers how to transact business with the company post-disaster. A component of that plan must be the overall plan for resuming data processing and IT operations.
Backup and restore policies will include the following:
Kindly reflect on this: Resumption of DBMS operations. DBMS should restartable at a remote location and that all critical databases will be accounted for in the disaster recovery plan. You need to understand this: The key for the DBA is to be able to integrate at two levels: the disaster recovery planning level and the day-to-day backup and recovery planning level. Database backups are required both on-site for regular recovery and off-site for disaster recovery. The DBA must incorporate both levels of recovery planning into the regular backup mechanisms deployed for the company's databases.
Back up and restore policies depend on the types of E-business risk associated with data loss: financial loss, E-business service interruption, and legal responsibilities. Within ...

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