It happens. Sooner or later, someone deletes something they shouldn't. Then, panic sets in across the team as all normal work grinds to a halt.
Where's the backup server? Who has
SSH access to box? Who has the S3 credentials? Who
even knows the restore procedure? What? Bob's on
... did we even turn backups back on after that last server upgrade?
Continuous backups make the inevitable much less painful. Every Database Labs database is continuously backed up offsite via WAL shipping. We can rewind your database to any point in time. Disasters suddenly aren't.