Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Disaster Recovery Guide

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  • Learn why disaster recovery is a struggle to understand and implement
  • Learn how to support optimized application recovery times with tiered service levels
  • Inherit a missioncritical environment that has no disaster recoveryplans
  • Get familiar with backup and restore procedures that are available to an administrator as well as the pros and cons of each
  • Learn about Disaster recovery in regards to virtualization and the cloud
  • Architect data in SharePoint with disaster recovery in mind
  • Build confidence and refine disaster recovery plans with more frequent testing
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Where does it all go wrong with disaster recovery? Yes, why a disaster recovery plan fails the business and costs IT staff their jobs or a promotion? This book is an easytounderstand guide that explains how to get it right and why it often goes wrong.

Given that Microsoft's SharePoint platform has become a missioncritical application where business operations just cannot run without complete uptime of this technology, disaster recovery is one of the most important topics when it comes to SharePoint. Yet, support and an appropriate approach for this technology are still difficult to come by, and are often vulnerable to technical oversight and assumptions.

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Disaster Recovery Guide looks at SharePoint disaster recovery and breaks down the mystery and confusion that surrounds what is a vital activity to any technical deployment. This book provides a holistic approach with practical recipes that will help you to take advantage of the new 2013 functionality and cloud technologies.

You will also learn how to plan, test, and deploy a disaster recovery environment using SharePoint, Windows Server, and SQL tools. We will also take a look at datasets and custom development. If you want to have an approach to disaster recovery that gives you peace of mind, then this is the book for you.

  • Design, implement, test, and execute solid disaster recovery plans for your SharePoint environment with this essential guide
  • Learn outofthebox backup and restore procedures
  • Implement a solid disaster recovery strategy for custom development environments
  • A quick handson guide to get familiar with procedures to secure your data
Page Count 278
Course Length 8 hours 20 minutes
ISBN 9781849685108
Date Of Publication 24 Sep 2013


Peter Ward

Peter Ward has worked with collaboration technology for over 20 years and is the founder of Soho Dragon Solutions, a New York based SharePoint consultancy. He has worked with some of the largest and most profitable companies in the USA, but also with the small ones that he calls the "Fortune 5,000,000". This is his fourth co-authored SharePoint book, the other three being Microsoft SharePoint 2010 End User Guide: Business Performance Enhancement, Workflow in SharePoint 2010: Real World Business Workflow Solutions, and Microsoft SharePoint for Business Executives: Q&A Handbook. He has been a software guy forever, but is not much of a gadgeteer. In fact, he's probably a late adopter. He teaches yoga part-time in NYC and likes to serve up the perfect vegetarian dish.

Pavlo Andrushkiw

Pavlo Andrushkiw has spent nearly a decade in the Microsoft space delivering complex infrastructure solutions to a plethora of clients in various verticals. He currently works as the chief cloud architect for a major cloud services provider, migrating and deploying complex production environments for enterprise clients into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure. This is his second co-authored SharePoint book, the first being Microsoft SharePoint for Business Executives: Q&A Handbook.

Peter Abreu

Peter Abreu is an Enterprise, SharePoint, and Cloud Architect, with extensive experience architecting SharePoint 2007, 2010, and 2013 solutions on the cloud or on premises. He is a frequent speaker at user groups, and has just done an all-day session at the SharePoint Best Practice Conference in DC. He was also a contributing author on the new Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrators Companion book for Microsoft Press. In his spare time, he enjoys studying for new certifications, learning new technologies, and most of all spending time with his family. He lives in the Washington D.C metro area.

Pat Esposito

Pat Esposito is the founder and CEO of IMPACT Management, a Microsoft partner based in Long Island, New York. He has been working with SharePoint technologies since the initial 2001 release. Together with his partners, IMPACT aim's to "just make SharePoint easy". In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, searching for the ultimate inexpensive wine or just cruising on his Harley Davidson.

Jeff Gellman

Jeff Gellman is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) in Microsoft SharePoint and has over 12 years of experience with SharePoint going all the way back to the days of Tahoe. He has worked in all aspects of SharePoint projects including architecture, development, branding, infrastructure, disaster recovery, governance, backup and restore, migration and upgrade, and various third-party tools and utilities. With over 25 years of IT consulting experience, he has been involved in many projects over the years, for companies of all sizes, in roles ranging from developer to project manager with many of these projects having a heavy concentration on Microsoft technologies. He is a member of the Microsoft Virtual Technology Specialist Program (VTSP) and is a frequent speaker at events such as SharePoint Saturday. In his spare time Jeff enjoys photography, listening to music, going to concerts, and watching and going to sporting events.

Joel Plaut

Joel Plaut is a SharePoint consultant working with SharePoint since the SP2001 in a wide range of enterprises, with a focus on everything SharePoint, including MS-Project Server. His solutions encompass a range of technologies and disciplines, including PowerShell, .NET, Event Receivers, CAML, SQL, XSLT, XML, XPath, Web Services, C#, InfoPath, Workflows, SharePoint Designer but more importantly real world solutions to Document Management, Records Management, Migration to SharePoint, Upgrades, Content Management, Business Processes, Records Management, Search, Enterprise Taxonomy using Managed metadata Services, Content Syndication, and Portals. His recent efforts include Excel Services, Business Connectivity Services, Managed Metadata Services, Business Intelligence, and wrestling diverse and chaotic farms into a modicum of structure with the gentle and appropriate application of governance and rational design based on applied Information Architecture. He is a guitarist, skier, and all around MacGyver known for improvising a fix for almost anything with what is at hand, whether a toothpick or a French fry.