1) Describe at least two measures that can be implemented in order to minimize the risk of downtime.

1) Describe at least two measures that can be implemented in order to minimize the risk of downtime. Be specific and provide detail on how the measure works and specifically what risk it reduces related to system downtime.  

2) Discuss the two types of backup methods. Be specific and use examples.

3) What is a disaster recovery plan and how can a company implement such a plan and ensure it will be effective?