What is the difference between fault tolerance and disaster recovery? How does a network administrator decide which backup method to implement?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 9:53 pm ad1c9bdddf
Below are types of Disaster Recovery:
1. No disaster planning at all - disaster has not even been considered and no planning has been done. Companies without a good disaster recovery plan are living on borrowed time. A disaster will strike: it could be a flood, a collapsed ceiling, an infestation of insects in the wiring, a major earthquake or a terrorist attack.
2. No disaster plan, but good backup procedures - regularly (once every day) back up the data on your computers and store them offsite by using an archival company.
3. Fault tolerance - The next step up in disaster recovery is to build fault tolerance into all of your critical systems. This means installing RAID drives (disk drives which are redundant copies of each other), clustered systems and other types of local recovery procedures.
4. A plan for disaster without any resources in place - Once you have a good backup and archival procedure and your critical systems are fault tolerant, the next step is to put ...
The difference between fault tolerance and disaster recovery is explained. How does a network administrator decide which backup method to implement is explored.
Your team has been hired by a large restaurant called Habibi's. Habibi's has now grown into a national chain with hundreds of locations. Each location has one Windows Server 2003 and many Windows XP desktop computers.
Your job is to set up the Windows Server 2003 so as to standardize operations so that software can be automatically deployed, servers can be remotely administered. Server files are backed up and provisions are made for disaster recovery. Desktop computers that use Windows XP should also be remotely supported.
IT wants to make sure that the Windows Server 2003 computers are as protected as possible from disasters and in the event of a disaster, recovery will be as quick as possible. What advice would you offer IT concerning protecting the server, doing backups, using automated system recovery, and recovering from various startup problems?View Full Posting Details