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Computer Technology Review: Methods of Linux Bare Metal Restore and Disaster Recovery

Dec 07, 2006, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Anthony Johnson)

"Most companies think they are prepared for disaster by backing up critical data, which they can quickly restore if a loss occurs. Few companies, however, are prepared for a catastrophe-total system failure-in which they lose all their data as well as the entire operating system, applications, settings, patches and more, reducing their system to 'bare metal' and experiencing costly downtime.

"Rebuilding even a single system from scratch can take a few hours or several days-time in which management, employees and customers have no data access..."

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