A Complete Guide for Backup and Disaster Recovery on AWS

Plan your perfect disaster recovery strategy on AWS and prevent money loss caused by downtime

The ideal backup strategy hinges on planning. Since every minute of downtime means money lost, a perfect backup strategy should consider a more often file and configuration maintenance, without relying only on full system images. Moreover, every organization should explore its data transfer possibilities and test network transfer features in order to prepare disk drives for data import and export.

This whitepaper provides an explanation of all backup and disaster recovery options on Amazon Web Services, including billing calculations.

We discuss:

  • Backup and disaster recovery options on AWS
  • AWS best practices
  • Backup scenarios, including 3-2-1 strategy