Posted By Rich Miller On May 15, 2009 @ 8:01 am In Uncategorized | No Comments
Here’s yet another cautionary tale about backup and disaster recovery practices: The popular Flight Simulator enthusiast site Avsim.com has been wiped out by hackers , who destroyed data on both the primary and backup servers. The site, which housed 13 years worth of community-generated content -including terrains, skins, and mods and support forums for vendor partners – apparently had no external backups. Read more at the BBC  and Slashdot .
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 wiped out by hackers: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8049780.stm
 Slashdot: http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/05/15/0138204
 Rich Miller: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/richm/
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