If you have been looking for information from Microsoft in regards to SharePoint back-ups, disaster recovery, or availability; Microsoft recently launched the “SharePoint Backup, Recovery and Availability Resource Center”. A one-stop-shop on the subject containing:


– Planning and “how-to” content for backup and recovery.

– Pointers on how to use versioning and the recycle bins.

– Content describing how to use System Center Data Protection Manager to protect Office SharePoint Server.

– Availability content, including a great white paper and case study on using database mirroring in a single farm.


The site also includes a number of useful diagrams and links to relevant information. Check it out at: