Tag Archives: disaster recovery

The Tech Blame Game

Last year Solarwinds was hacked and blamed an intern for a security lapse. When Equifax was hacked, in testimony to the US Congress, the former CEO blamed a specific, though unnamed, person for not patching a system. British Airways blamed … Continue reading

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Nothing on My Laptop

I heard this quote at the recent Redgate Summit: “If I drop my laptop in water, I can get everything back.” The context of the quote is that all your work, your IP, your code, etc. is saved in some … Continue reading

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DR as a Service

It’s not the first task when I start a new job, but often as a DBA or developer, I usually ask about Disaster Recovery (DR) plans sometime within the first six months. If I’m a DBA, of course I need … Continue reading

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What’s the Bus Factor?

I was on a webinar recently and someone mentioned the bus factor, which is a phrase I’d heard before, but not in a long time. Essentially this is the number of people, or maybe a certain specific group of people, … Continue reading

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