Data Backup and Recovery




This assessment provides a set of multiple-choice questions relating to data backup and recovery. The knowledge sub-domains assessed are:


  • Understanding data backup
  • Describing the data backup plan
  • Describing the identification of data to backup
  • Determining the appropriate backup medium for data backup
  • Understanding RAID backup technology and its advantages
  • Describing RAID architecture
  • Describing various RAID levels and their use
  • Selection of appropriate RAID level
  • Understanding Storage Area Network (SAN) backup technology and its advantages
  • Best practices of using SAN
  • Understanding Network Attached Storage (NAS) backup technology and its advantages
  • Describing various types of NAS implementation


After completing this assessment, the candidate or organization administering the assessment will have a strong idea of knowledge-based strengths and weaknesses in the domains the candidate is being tested.