Your organization's business requirements must be effectively met by the effective disaster recovery strategy made for SharePoint 2013. The same is typically expressed in terms of two measures - Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO). RTO & RPO requirements are suitably derived by calculating the downtime cost the organization has to face in case a disaster happens.
Standby data centers are needed when local redundant systems & backups are unable to make recovery from the outage that occurs at primary data center. The time & immediate effort needed to get a replacement farm fully up & running in some different location is known as a cold, hot, and warm standby.
Following are the definitions for these farm recovery data centers -
These standby data centers have specific characteristics & requirements.
Pros: Fairly inexpensive to recover due to the reason that a virtual server farm requires minimal configuration upon recovery.
Cons: Can prove to be quite expensive & time-consuming to maintain.
Pros: Fairly quick to recover.
Cons: May prove to be quite expensive to configure & maintain.
Pros: Often the most cost-effective option to maintain.
Cons: Quite slow option to recover.
In an ideal scenario, all failover components & systems perfectly match all the primary components & systems in all the ways including platform, hardware, and total servers. The failover environment must at least be able to easily handle the traffic that is expected during a failover. The systems must at least match following:
Also ensure that power, directory, cooling, network, and SMTP are fully redundant.
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