Item description for Surviving the next Database Disaster by T. Test Jeffrey...
Access to database information within an organization is critical to the survival of the organization. With the expansion of Business to Business (B2B) and Customer to Business (C2B) applications the access to data has become critical. The loss of regional power, political and public unrest, natural disasters and an unfortunate mistake by a construction worker digging through a phone cable can drive modern data reliant businesses and their business partners into bankrutcy. Any organization that uses information stored in databases or has relationships with businesses that use databases are at risk. The loss of the database and the information needed to manage minute to minute operations of just in time management are at risk. ComAir's loss of access to the aircrew database over the Chrismas of 2004 grounded 1160 flights and stranded over 30,000 passengers across the U.S. and Bahamas. ComAir was influential in driving Delta Airlines into bankrutcy in under a year. Any organization or business that relies on electronic databases are at risk. Every CEO, CIO, CFO or anybody with aspirations to become the next organizational leader needs to read this book.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.6" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Jul 8, 2007
Publisher VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.
ISBN 3836423553 ISBN13 9783836423557
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The best book for surviving the next database disaster Oct 13, 2007
I really like the book. It provides very helpful and pratical informations about database disaster. This book is good for every DBAs, IT professionals and IT managers.
A practical Guide for meeting recovery in the small IT shop. Oct 10, 2007
A must have book for the DBA or manager of a small or medium IT shop in an age of information disasters. This is a book for the Database/IT professional who has to provide a practical recovery option for their small to medium size system in an organization with limited resources. It shows you there are products and strategies that do not require million dollar hardware and software budgets with additional staffing. The generic solutions approach makes the concepts easy to apply to a MS SQL server or DB2 Database system. All these products have similar replication products based on the database transaction file used to solve the issue of a remote recovery site. The clustering solution is applicable to Linux and Unix systems. It reviews a range of existing off the shelf products that can be used in a Windows environment. It details the steps to deploy clustering with minimal new hardware that will meet 90+% of your offices high availability needs. It uses the Data Guard product that comes bundled in with ORACLE database licenses. The solution is aimed at an agile development and rapid deployment scenario that gives you results immediately. The book has the step-by-step instructions of how to, pilot the concept, test your solution and deploy your recovery system. The architecture is easy to deploy and then requires only occasional monitoring in production for low maintenance. This book is a practical exercise is setting up a low cost low maintenance solution for high availability and disaster recovery. Hard on Katrina and 9/11 the need to provide a timely recovery plan for database systems is on very organizations mind. A common requirement all small shops now hear is how to provide a plan to recover the database systems in the event of a catastrophe. Changes in technology now allow you to provide the same kind of IT support for your office that was once only available to large corporate organizations.