Database Shadowing

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1. Database Shadowing is a backup strategy whereby a full copy of the user's database is maintained at an alternate information processing facility.

Related Term: Mirroring.

Return To: Data Protection/Recovery Strategy - Category

Note: This method can enable a "very near to the point of failure" recovery of the database if there is a disaster at the primary site.

BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 4: Business Continuity Strategy CL 2D: Intermediate (DR)

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)