Azure Stack is a unique offering unlike other virtualization platforms, and its business continuity and disaster recovery strategy is unique as well. Hector Linares and Joel Yoker of AzureCAT provide a look at what recovery means for Azure Stack. It’s similar to the virtualization platforms you  may use, but it’s better to think of Azure Stack as a cloud environment like Azure.




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Azure Stack is a physical infrastructure and a platform for services, user applications, and data.




Table of contents (ToC)

  • Executive summary
  • Understanding Azure Stack recovery
  • What Azure Stack is—and isn’t
    • Misconception 1: Azure Stack is a virtualization platform
    • Misconception 2: I can protect Azure Stack like other virtualization platforms
    • Misconception 3: But I’m not in the Azure cloud—it doesn’t apply to me
  • Recovery objectives and SLAs
    • Recovery timeline and phases
  • Roles and responsibilities during recovery
  • Cloud resiliency
    • Hardware fault tolerance
    • High availability
    • Disaster recovery
    • Continuity for workloads hosted on Azure Stack
    • Data protection
    • Disaster recovery and application availability
    • PaaS recovery scenarios
  • Modern operations, applications, and hybrid patterns
    • Get started with the Azure Stack Development Kit
    • Template-based deployment using Azure Resource Manager
  • Cloud recovery
    • Infrastructure backup in cloud recovery
  • Summary
  • Learn more


Authored by Hector Linares and Joel Yoker of AzureCAT. Edited by Nanette Ray.


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Good read, took a while to get thru.


@peter horrigan - Thanks Peter!


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