It is often the case that processes are not tested until a real outage occurs and this is when organisations discover that their procedures are not working as efficiently as they should be. This is a dangerous position to be in as it leaves vital services vulnerable to downtime. This can have a hugely detrimental effect on the business and those individuals who are ultimately responsible for keeping services up and running.
If now is not the right time to review your database availability plans then when is the right time? The day after a major outage?
From working with many customers to help keep their critical databases up and running we have put together the top six reasons for putting Database Availability at the top of the priority list.