Just in Case: A Database Perspective on Business Continuity

Posted July 24, 2018 | Technology |
Figure 1 — Illustration of RPO and RTO.

In this Advisor, we provide a database perspective on business continuity. Starting from a contingency plan, we elaborate on various single points of failure: availability and accessibility of storage devices, availability of database functionality, and availability of the data itself. 

About The Author
Bart Baesens
Bart Baesens is a professor of Big Data and Analytics at KU Leuven (Belgium) and a lecturer at the University of Southampton (UK). He has done extensive research on big data and analytics, credit risk modeling, fraud detection, and marketing analytics. He has written more than 200 scientific papers, some of which have been published in well-known international journals (e.g., MIS Quarterly, Machine Learning, Management Science, MIT Sloan… Read More
Seppe vanden Broucke
Seppe vanden Broucke is working as a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Decision Sciences and Information Management at KU Leuven. His research interests include business data mining and analytics, machine learning, process management, process mining. His work has been published in well-known international journals and presented at top conferences. He uses Java daily, giving him insight into useful applications for practitioners.
Wilfried Lemahieu
Wilfried Lemahieu is a professor at KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business, where he also holds the position of Dean. His teaching includes database management, enterprise information management, and management informatics. His research focuses on big data storage and integration, data quality, business process management, and service-oriented architectures. In this context, he collaborates extensively with a variety of industry partners,… Read More
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