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Textbook on Contingency Planning

What is the name of a textbook on Contingency Planning specially for the iSeries 400? The backup and recovery guide is really a backup/restore guide not a contingency planning or DR planning guide. I understand there is a book out sold in New Hampshire by Kevin Williams, but I do not know where to look for it to purchase it. Any ideas?


I don't know of a definitive book on contingency planning but in my opinion, you're doing the right thing by trying to educate yourself about different options. Contingency planning is different for everyone because the choices you make are based on your business model, as well as how much time and money you can afford to spend. In any of these publications, I doubt that you'll find a step-by-step checklist of everything you need to do, but they will help you make more informed choices about your particular situation. In addition to the backup and recovery guide, there is a Redpaper that may also be of some assistance. If you go the search400 Web site and search on the word Contingency you will get a bunch of links, many that are specific to the iSeries that may be of interest to you. Although I have not seen this book, the fourth item listed returns a link to ( Disaster Recovery by the Book) a book that claims to be written specifically for the iSeries on contingency planning.

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This was first published in January 2002

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