Managing a Disaster and Protecting Your Assets
Over the past 24 hours we have assisted a large number of customers with server disasters, mostly stemming from a series of Windows Updates that went horribly wrong. I blogged about the main issue on my personal blog today under the title, Windows Updates, Monitoring, and ASP.NET Oops!. If you have not yet read this article, I strongly recommend you check it out as well as continuing with this article. By most accounts that type of an issue would be considered a disaster with sites being down and resources unavailable to perform their regular duties. Today's excitement prompted a lot of questions regarding the concept of true disaster preparedness and what levels of protection a customer needs to ensure their assets are properly protected.