Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.
Ever needed a SQL 2008 Database replicated/mirrored/log shipped on another server but you can't take the downtime inflicted by initial snapshot or disconnect while T-logs are restored or mirror applied?
You can use SQL Server Initialize from Backup…
Using examples as well as descriptions, and references to Books Online, show the different Recovery Models available in SQL Server and explain, as well as show how full, differential and transaction log backups are performed