Win IT Windows backup and recovery:
Windows backup and recovery
This All-in-One Guide is a collection of resources to help you protect data in Windows servers, desktops and mission-critical applications. The guide is organized into four chapters on Windows operating systems, Active Directory, Exchange Server and SQL Server. Each chapter includes segments with strategies, tools, best practices and troubleshooting advice.
New in this guide
- Troubleshooting backups: Tape compression (Desktop Backup)
- Four ways to increase the lifespan of your backup tapes (Backup Basics)
- Like life, the best things in backup are 'free' (Desktop Backup)
Tips and tactics for pain-free backup of your OS data and system state information. The categories of Backup Basics, Server Backup and Desktop Backup include tips on running System Restore from the XP Recovery Console, backup scripting, and new backup features in Windows Server 2003 Volume Shadow Copy Service.
Find out how to successfully back up and recover SQL Server data with this collection of tips and expert advice. Our three categories include Basics, Restore Procedures, and Maintenance and Troubleshooting, with tips on selecting a SQL Server backup model, steps to faster backups, and optimizing backup performance.
This collection of tips and tutorials will teach you how to configure Exchange Server for faster and more reliable backup and recovery. Our three categories -- Backup Basics, Maintenance and Troubleshooting, and Restore Procedures -- include best practices and tools to better manage the Exchange database recovery process when disaster strikes.
Ensure that your Active Directory network remains intact -- even when the worst happens -- with this collection of tips and advice. Our categories of Backup Basics, Replication, and Disaster Recovery, include tips on establishing secure Active Directory boundaries, backing up DNS servers and creating a disaster recovery plan.