Disaster recovery in a cloud environment

Plan for a complete loss of service from your cloud provider

From the developerWorks archives

Bill Robbins

Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: February 07, 2011

Even the smallest organizations need to prepare for business continuity in case of a disaster — a complete loss of service from a cloud provider is highly unlikely, but it is irresponsible not to plan for it. Disaster recovery can be complicated, but it becomes much simpler in a cloud computing environment. Discover the steps the author took during a recent disaster recovery exercise at his organization and learn how you can use the process provided as a template for your own disaster recovery efforts.

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