Backups For Beginners

By Scott Keck-Warren

Backups are one of those things we developers don’t like to think about until there’s a problem, and then it’s too late. Anyone who’s ever accidentally deleted something only to find out the only good backup is weeks or months old can tell you how important it is that we always have backups as part of our disaster recovery plan. We can’t let them slip because not having a functioning backup can cost our companies untold hours and thousands of dollars recreating data. The worse part is apologizing to our users that their data is gone.

This article was originally published in the March 2022 issue of php[architect] magazine. To read the complete article please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

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