Common DR & Business Continuity Strategies on AWS

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This lesson focuses on some of the common disaster recovery strategies designed to help your organization recover from an incident that has affected your AWS environment. Adopting a DR strategy helps to reduce the impact on your organization following a disaster. You should always plan and prepare for the worst and design a business continuity plan that is appropriate for the systems that you will need to restore. 

Learning Objectives

The objectives of this lesson are to provide you with an understanding of:

  • Recovery Time Objective (RTO)
  • Recovery Point Objective (RPO)
  • DR strategies, including:
    • Backup & Restore
    • Pilot Light
    • Warm Standby
    • Multi-Site

Intended Audience

This lesson has been designed for architects who are responsible for designing a DR and business continuity strategy to help maintain a level of high availability within their infrastructure.

Prerequisites

As a prerequisite to this lesson, you should have a basic understanding of AWS VPC architecture.

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