A Capability Maturity Model for Research Data Management
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17 17 === 5.1.2 Develop data backup policies ===
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19 -To backup data means to make a copy of the data that can be used in case the primary data store is damaged or lost. The goal of developing data back up policies is to provide guidance to data curators and users about how data should be backed up and to identify roles and responsibilities of personnel for creating, maintaining and using backups ([[DataONE, 2011a>>||anchor="DataONEa"]]).
19 +To backup data means to make a copy of the data that can be used in case the primary data store is damaged or lost. The goal of developing data back up policies is to provide guidance to data curators about how data should be backed up and to identify roles and responsibilities of personnel for creating, maintaining and using backups ([[DataONE, 2011a>>||anchor="DataONEa"]]).
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21 -It is important to define backup policies to ensure that data are being backed up appropriately, the backups are properly protected and that responsibilities are clearly delineated.
21 +It is important to define backup policies to ensure that data are being backed up appropriately, that backups are properly protected and that responsibilities are clearly delineated.
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23 -The backup policy should describe how and how often data are backed up, where the backups are kept and who can access them ([[DataONE, 2011b>>||anchor="DataONEb"]]).
23 +The backup policy should describe how and how often data are backed up, where the backups are kept and for how long, and who can access them ([[DataONE, 2011b>>||anchor="DataONEb"]]). The policy may also dictate the hardware and software to be used. If backups are not automatic, the policy should state who performs the backups.
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