Some time ago, I was collecting some Backup & Restore best practices for SharePoint and I came across this post.
It talks about various aspects of backup and restore for a SharePoint farm. Its based on SharePoint 2010 but can be applied to SharePoint 2013.
- IIS Configurations required in a Disaster Recovery
- Backup Scenarios
- Restore Scenarios
- SQL Backup maintenance plans
- Overview of monitoring with SCOM (System Center Operations Manager)
- DPM (System Center Data Protection Manager)