Data Protection and Recovery in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

Data protection and recovery is a strategic requirement for most organizations considering Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007; until recently most of the information available on item to farm level recovery, both for planning and implementation, were scattered across the Internet, available in pieces on a collection of blogs and sites.  Today I'd like to announce the culmination of several weeks of work by many dedicated and bright individuals with the publication of a new whitepaper Data protection and recovery for Office SharePoint Server in small to medium deployments (

As an added bonus you'll also find information on the Site delete capture feature available on CodePlex - for more information search this site.

Comments (4)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Did you see this post at

  2. Mike Walsh says:

    Would it be too much to ask for a "2007" in the title.

    I see lots of people in the newsgroups who are confused between SharePoint Portal Server and SharePoint Server and adding 2003 or 2007 helps a lot to make clearer which product is meant.

    In addtion while MOSS 2007 is the only product named SharePoint Server out there at the moment (although of course all SharePoint products are server products which is another reason why a title containing only SharePoint Server isn’t a great idea), it is possible that the next version will also be called SharePoint Server and then you’ll have two …

    Mike Walsh

  3. Mike Walsh says:

    P.S. I should also have mentioned that I find it odd that this (and one other) are marked as White Paper: in the left hand column whereas the earlier peices in the same section aren’t. This makes a mess of the Alphabetic nature of this list.

  4. Mike Walsh says:

    Final Postscript: I meant of course that the page you link to does not have the "2007" in the title and the text before the link.

    The document itself has the perfectly correct and complete "Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007".

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