Alternate Storage Site | Separation From Primary Site
Contingency Planning Policy for 18F
cloud.gov leverages the use of the AWS IaaS. The replication of S3 and RDS databases across Availability Zones within one AWS Region constitutes a built-in multi-storage site capability to automatically mitigate typical network, power, and hardware outages. Optional configuration of storage replication across multiple geographic AWS Regions address organizational requirements related to major regional disasters.