Last month’s backup lesson came from Ma.gnolia, who lost all of their customer account data.
This month, JournalSpace.com learned a valuable lesson about backups.
JournalSpace’s IT guy had scripts to protect the PHP scripts on the front-end servers but relied on mirrored drives to protect the database server.
Data corruption –> No database –> No business!
1. RAID and snapshots should not be used as substitutes for backups
2. Create a viable backup plan
Read the full story on InformationWeek’s blog