AWS Disaster Recovery Plan Demo

Part 1: Plan Overview

In this first video, we take a high-level look at Amazon Web Services (AWS) terms, server implementation, and a simple backup plan.

Part 2: AWS Console Overview

This next demo reviews some of the features in the AWS console and how they are used.

Part 3: The Plan in Action

Part 3.1 The Plan in Action (Daily Backups)

In this video, I demonstrate the automation of snapshots via PowerShell scripts for daily backups.

Part 3.2 The Plan in Action (Weekly Backups)

And in this video, I demonstrate the automation of snapshots via PowerShell scripts for weekly backups.

Part 3.3 The Plan in Action (Recovery)

And finally, I demonstrate the recovery of a three-tier SharePoint environment using AWS snapshots.

Get the Scripts!

All scripts used in this demonstration can be found here.

About Chris Hettinger

Chris Hettinger is a technical professional with a vast background in many areas of computing ranging from electronics and hardware to administration and software development. Over 16 years of experience of software development with 8 years of solid experience with Microsoft .NET Framework. Chris has spent the majority of his tenure at AIS working with SharePoint Enterprise Search solutions with both SharePoint 2010 FAST and 2013 Enterprise search.