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Managing RTO and RPO for AWS Disaster Recovery

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Intermediate
Duration
34m
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Description

This course looks at how you can use Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) to determine an AWS disaster recovery strategy. RTO and RPO both fall under the Reliability pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

Learning Objectives

  • The difference between RTO and RPO
  • How to classify your RTO and RPO
  • An understanding of 4 recovery strategies, including:
    • Backup & Restore
    • Pilot Light
    • Warm Standby
    • Multi-Site Active/Active

Intended Audience

  • Those who are in a role of an AWS site reliability engineer (SRE)
  • Anyone who has a responsibility for and input into maintaining an effective business continuity and/or disaster recovery strategy for your AWS environment

Prerequisites

  • You should have a basic understanding of the AWS global architecture and understand the concepts and importance of building high availability into your infrastructure.  
Transcript

Hello and welcome to this course where I shall be looking at how we can use Recovery Time Objective (RTO), and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) to determine our AWS disaster recovery strategy. RTO and RPO both fall under the Reliability pillar of the AWS well-architected framework.

My name is Stuart Scott, and I am the AWS content Director here at Cloud Academy. Feel free to connect with me to ask any questions using the details shown on the screen, alternatively you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an e-mail to support@cloudacademy.com where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.

This course has been created for those who are in a role of an AWS site reliability engineer (SRE), or for anyone who has a responsibility for and input into maintaining an effective business continuity and/or disaster recovery strategy for your AWS environment. 

By the end of this course you will have a greater understanding of:

As a prerequisite, you should have a basic understanding of the AWS global architecture and understand the concepts and importance of building high availability into your infrastructure.  

Feedback on our courses here at Cloud Academy is valuable to both us as trainers and any students looking to take the same course in the future. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, it would be greatly appreciated if you could contact support@cloudacademy.com.

Please note that, at the time of writing this content, all course information was accurate.  AWS implements hundreds of updates every month as part of its ongoing drive to innovate and enhance its services.

As a result, minor discrepancies may appear in the course content over time.  Here at Cloud Academy, we strive to keep our content up to date in order to provide the best training available. So, if you notice any information that is outdated, please contact support@cloudacademy.com.  This will allow us to update the course during its next release cycle.

 

About the Author
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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 150+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 180,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded ‘Expert of the Year Award 2015’ from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.