Backup and recovery in accounting information systems

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Abstract

This paper examines the necessity of backup and recovery techniques in accounting information systems. The first point is that both large and small-scale systems need to implement these techniques to some degree. The different types of failures are software, hardware, and environmental. Ancestral files can be used for backup and recovery. Offsite storage facilities are necessary. There are various ways of carrying out database recovery, which must include security controls.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-46
Number of pages5
JournalData Processing
Volume27
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

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Keywords

  • accounting systems
  • data processing
  • security

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