The Cloud Launch Team tackled different backup strategies and ways to protect your data in last week’s Google+ Hangout. If you’ve got more questions about data security and the cloud, be sure to catch the next Cloud Launch Team office hours in Google+ this Thursday at 1:00 p.m. CST.
No one likes to think about worst-case scenarios, but mistakes can happen and sites can fail. When this occurs, you want to make sure that you have a backup accessible to quickly restore your website. That’s why it is imperative to backup your Drupal site. There are two main pieces to backup: the database and file system.