Backup and recovery for SharePoint Server 2010
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010
Topic Last Modified: 2011-11-11
The articles in this section are written to meet the requirements of information technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for the planning, design, deployment, and operations of backup and recovery solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. These solutions might be in enterprise, corporate, or branch-office environments. The IT professionals who are responsible for backup and recovery solutions are expected to have an understanding of the technical details that are contained in this section. However, service-level expertise is not required to understand the enterprise-level discussions and decisions.
A backup is a copy of data that is used to restore and recover that data after a system failure. Backups allow you to restore data after a failure. Recovery allows you to quickly restore the farm if a problem arises. You can recover the entire farm or one or more components of the farm from a backup.
Relevant backup and recovery articles for Project Server 2010 are available in the Project Server document library at Project backup and recovery (Project Server 2010) and Back up and restore databases (Project Server 2010).
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