5th May 2021 By Simon Bennett
We’re big fans of the phrase “trust, but verify.” It’s useful in many situations, including, you guessed it, checking the integrity of your backed up data and your recovery plan.
It’s great to have a backup plan for all your data. Whether it's your WordPress site, your MySQL database or your whole server, making sure that your data is being backed up correctly, on schedule, and completely is critical. It’s important to trust your service, whether you use SnapShooter or a combination of shell scripts, that your data is getting to where it should be.
Another critical, somewhat overlooked part of a disaster backup plan is the recovery part of that plan. As GI Joe would say, just knowing you’re doing it is half the battle. You’ve got to be able to make sure that you can easily, and hopefully somewhat painlessly, recover your data and re-institute it in your production environment. Continue Read