Why backing up files is necessary but not sufficient.

 
This might be a good time to read my Data Backup page. I updated it to include a section titled "Why backing up files is necessary but not sufficient" after observing a commercial customer who was backing up data files from their Point Of Sale system’s Unix server to tape but had no plan for restoring the server when (not if) the server’s system disk crashed. (They had no system recovery or setup disks. In their case, the data files resided on the server’s system disk.)
 
While you’re in a "better safe than sorry" mood, read my Disaster Recovery Plan suggestions.
 
Here are the causes of data loss:
 
 
 
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