How Do You Create a Disaster Recovery Plan?

by Dec 16, 2016

Get 2017 on a healthy start and participate in our January #SQLChat!

Our next Twitter Chat will take place Wednesday, January 11th at 11 AM CT with Rie Irish (@IrishSQL). Rie will be leading a discussion on how to create your own disaster recovery plan.

Having a plan to recover your business when disaster strikes is very important. This #SQLChat will help you learn how to build this plan by defining what a disaster could be, documenting the business impact, and identifying your limitations.

Attending this session will give you the knowledge and tools to create an effective disaster recovery plan that will make your boss happy and ensure the continuity of your business. Opinions, tips and tricks and personal experiences will be shared!

This #SQLChat will allow members from the SQL community to discuss SQL Server’s biggest topics with IDERA product experts, and have a chance to win a giveaway prize. This month’s giveaway prize is a Magic Bullet NutriBullet Nutrition Extraction 8-Piece Mixer/Blender valued at $79.99! 

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Here is how to how to participate:

Log into your Twitter account on January 11 and search for #SQLChat at 11 AM CT. @Idera_Software will introduce the presenters with a welcome tweet and announce the first question based around our chosen topic using #SQLChat. We recommend using TweetChat to follow along with the conversation. Presenters will then answer question through their personal Twitter accounts and @Idera_Software will retweet responses. Community members who are participating in the chat will also answer questions, and presenters and community members can then interact with each other (reply, favorite, retweet). The next question will be presented and so on… The chat will end at 12 PM ***Presenters and participants must use #SQLChat within each tweet to become part of the chat and be entered to win the giveaway prize.

*Everyone who sends out a tweet with #SQLChat between 11 AM CT and 12 PM will be automatically entered into the giveaway. The winner will be chosen at random. Please be sure you are following @Idera_Software as the winner will be notified through direct message.

About Rie: Currently, Rie is the Director of Database Administration with Paymetric, Inc. in Roswell, GA. She’s been a SQL Server DBA for over 15 years in various industries: financial, pharmaceutical, eDiscovery, online commerce, government contracting and non-profits. She is serving as the 2016 PASS WIT Virtual Chapter leader. Rie is also on the executive committee planning SQL Saturday Atlanta and have also facilitated WiT Panels at SQL Saturdays all over Southeastern USA on a variety of topics.

Rie will also be presenting this topic on our February 15 Geek Sync. You can find out more and register for the Geek Sync here.