5 Must-Read Books For The Disaster Recovery Novice: #3 Guarantees to Make You Smarter

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An elevated sense of security awaits you and your business, as the following books will guide the backup and disaster recovery novice to become a prepared, and competent expert.

1. eBook: “Disaster Recovery – The Plan That Makes You Ready, 2016

“Businesses’ confidence in disaster preparedness and their ability to meet their disaster recovery (DR) objectives have fallen over the past few years. In this E-book, we discuss DR-related subjects we believe are critical to developing an effective plan. Learn what departments within your company should have vital input into your DR plan and what is required for effective planning and execution.”

2. Principles of Incident Response and Disaster Recovery by Michael E. Whitman and Herbert J. Mattord, 2013

“This book presents methods to identify vulnerabilities within computer networks and the countermeasures that mitigate risks and damage. From market-leading content on contingency planning, to effective techniques that minimize downtime in an emergency, to curbing losses after a breach, this text is the resource needed in case of a network intrusion.”

3.The ABC’s of Disaster Recovery: A Glossary of Terms by Peak 10, 2016.

“We can 99.99% guarantee that you will be smarter by reading this eBook.”

4. Disaster and Recovery Planning: A Guide for Facility Managers, Sixth Edition by Joseph F. Gustin, 2013

“This new edition of a bestseller book addresses the complexities of disaster preparedness and business continuity. Updated with the latest statistics, the new edition includes an overview of natural disasters, coverage of computer and data protection expanded to include cyber-attacks on the private sector, and information on managing data privacy. It also includes the latest information on dirty bombs, chemical and biological agents and weapons, disaster planning and recovery issues, regulatory influences and emergency preparedness. This reference highlights the importance of prevention as well as controlling the effects of a disaster on a company’s operations.”

5. Hadoop Backup and Recovery Solutions by Gaurav Barot, 2015

“You will gradually learn about the backup and recovery principles, discover the common failure points in Hadoop, and facts about backing up Hive metadata. A deep dive into the interesting world of Apache HBase will show you different ways of backing up data and will compare them. Going forward, you’ll learn the methods of defining recovery strategies for various causes of failures, failover recoveries, corruption, working drives, and metadata. Also covered are the concepts of Hadoop matrix and MapReduce. Finally, you’ll explore troubleshooting strategies and techniques to resolve failures.”