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Definition: hot site

(1) A disaster recovery facility that mirrors the organization's production databases in real time. Operational recovery is provided within minutes of a disaster. Contrast with a "warm site," which periodically updates the databases, and contrast with a "cold site," which has space or equipment available when needed.

(2) A website that is up and running.

(3) An interesting and popular website. A "cool" site.