A backup that's not been tested isn't worth the disk space it's wasting.

To make sure you can recover from a disaster you need to have confidence that your backups are working properly, and that you can restore them in the time you've promised your management. Testing this used to be really tricky, but with the dbatools project we've tried to make it as simple as possible.

In this session I'll show why testing your backups regularly and frequently is a vital part of a Disaster Recovery plan. I'll explain how this can be used to ensure you can meant RTO and RPO, strategies that will stop you worrying about how long a recovery will take and proving to your boss and auditors that your recovery strategy is rock solid and reliable.
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