Data Restore and Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery

What you will learn from this article?

  • What is’s true Disaster Recovery is.
  • Different Disaster Recovery scenarios and how deals with them.

Disaster Recovery is a crucial aspect of business operations, as it ensures data protection, keeping up with regulatory and compliance requirements, following the Shared Responsibility Model regulations, minimizing downtime, and organization’s competitiveness in the market.

To meet all the mentioned customers’ needs has developed its true Disaster Recovery Technology with various restore features to overcome any disaster scenario - an outage of your service provider, downtime of your IT infrastructure, or even if is down.

Point-in-time restore, granular recovery of only selected data, restore to the same or new account, cross-over recovery to another Git hosting platform, easy data migration between platforms, and restore to a local device - all of them make it possible for you to instantly recover your data minimizing data loss and downtime

DR scenario # 1: GitHub, GitLab, or Atlassian is down

If your service provider experiences an outage, it’s critical to keep your team working uninterruptedly. In this case, enabling’s point-in-time restore, you can instantly recover your git environment to your local machine as .git, or to your local GitHub/Bitbucket/GitLab instance (depending on what git hosting provider you use). Moreover, you can use a cross-over restore and recover your DevOps data to another git hosting platform, for example, from GitHub to Bitbucket or GitLab and vice versa.

When it comes to the Jira ecosystem, with you can quickly restore the latest copy or any other point-in-time copy of your Jira production environment to your local machine, another Jira account, or even a free Jira account with a no-user recovery option.

DR scenario # 2: Your IT infrastructure is down is a multi-storage system. That’s why you can assign multiple storage instances and replicate the data between them to meet the 3-2-1 backup strategy or more advanced ones - the 4-3-2 or 3-2-1-1-0 backup rules. In this case, you have 3 or more backup copies kept in at least 2 storage destinations up to your choice (any cloud, On-premise, or hybrid), and one of those storages (or two of them) is off-site.

It means that if your DevOps or Jira infrastructure experiences downtime, you can always restore your data from another location.

Moreover, once you set up a backup with, you can always get free GitProtect Cloud Storage as your main or second backup target to ensure better data availability and accessibility.

DR scenario # 3: infrastructure is down

Though it’s unlikely, but anyway we are ready for this scenario as well. If our infrastructure goes down, we will share with you an installer for the additional GitProtect On-premise application. Thus, without interrupting your business continuity you can easily log in, assign the storage where you keep your DevOps or Jira data, and access all your backups. Then, you can recover your data using any restore options - point-in-time, granular, cross-over restore, and many more.

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