Offsite data storage for Disaster Recovery

Offsite data storage for Disaster Recovery

Offsite data storage for your website means copying your database, code, media and other files to a remote server so that in case of any disaster the server can be rebuilt using the data available on the remote server. Copying your database and code backups and other files like images, etc to a remote/offsite server can be done for various reasons. It is mostly done for 2 reasons. Preparing for Disaster Recover where the server can be rebuild using the data from offsite data storage Redundancy (when the live server stops due to some reason, the remote server can take over) Although below steps can work in both the cases, this particular article is written with a viewpoint of understanding how to setup an offsite data storage for Distaster Recovery. For preparing disaster recovery the remote server should ideally follow below criteria Backup server requirements The hosting provider should be different to your live/production server The hosting server should be in a different location to your live/production server Bandwidth may not be a crucial...
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