Week 5 – Data Recovery & Backups

system administration and it infrastructure services quiz answers week 5

Planning for Data Recovery

1. How can you recover from an unexpected data loss event? Select all that apply.

  • Restore data from backups
  • Design a disaster recovery plan
  • Write a post-mortem report
  • Recover data from damaged devices

2. What is it best to store backups, physically?

  • On-site
  • Across multiple locations
  • Off-site
  • In a safe

3. Which of these should be included in your organization’s backups? Select all that apply.

  • Sales databases
  • A downloads folder
  • Firewall configurations
  • Family vacation photos

4. What's magnetic tape backup media best suited for?

  • Low-latency cached data
  • Cheap backup systems
  • Quick and efficient backups
  • Long-term archival data

5. Why is it important to test backups and restoration procedures? Select all that apply.

  • To prove the system is flawless and the IT team deserves a pay raise.
  • To ensure that relevant data is included in the backups
  • To reduce the size of backup data
  • To ensure backups work and data can be restored from them

6. Which of the following backup types are most space-efficient?

  • Full backups
  • Differential backups
  • Incremental backups

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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