a plan of action used when a major disaster occurs (such as a hurricane, earthquake, or tornado), ensuring that critical computer systems can be available for use as quickly as possible.
Recovery after a disaster, such as a fire, earthquake, etc. that destroys or otherwise disables a system. Disaster recovery techniques typically involve restoring data to a second (recovery) system, then using the recovery system in place of the destroyed or disabled application system. See also recovery, backup, and recovery system
The process of restoring an operation after an interruption in service, including equipment repair/replacement, file recovery/restoration, and resumption of service to users.