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We are a 24x5 shop and track unplanned outages to 12 database environments (Oracle, Sybase, and SQL Server). In 2015 we had 96 minutes of downtime, all related to...
April 18, 2016 at 12:37 pm
Wayne, your company clearly discriminates against speed readers. 😉
September 10, 2015 at 5:40 am
I manage a small staff, so we do it all. We support four RDBMS platforms, development, production, BI, whatever. If there's a database, we support it.
September 8, 2015 at 2:46 pm
Most of our training seems to be common sense type things. Depending on the topic, I will skim the materials (for unfamiliar things) or just click NEXT as fast...
September 8, 2015 at 1:01 pm
Steve, when I first read your post, in which you said "we suffer from the chef problem in techology", I thought you were going to make an anology to the...
April 1, 2015 at 9:02 am
You mention "extra columns in a result set" as being a downside to deploying database changes prior to application code changes. That would only occur with a "select *"...
March 27, 2015 at 8:19 am
We have about 5 developers to each DBA, not counting managers. The DBAs do development and production support for SQL Server, Sybase ASE, ORACLE, and DB2.
October 7, 2013 at 1:43 pm
We run DR tests quarterly, but we don't fail over unless there is a real disaster. We have actually been running production from our DR site since Sandy hit...
July 25, 2013 at 9:43 am
All DDL and DML run against production databases is required to be in CVS. Same goes for source code (Java, PowerBuilder, etc.).
May 21, 2013 at 8:56 am
This is an old thread, but the comments still ring true. We use DBArtisan 8.6.1 because it was the least buggy version I came across. We use SQL...
April 22, 2013 at 12:59 pm
I would be concerned about Windows Admins using this feature and accidentally causing problems in the SQL Server.
April 2, 2013 at 7:26 am
I assume you would just create a separate folder for the 2008 version? Anything tricky about this install (i.e., pitfalls to watch for)?
July 15, 2009 at 2:07 pm
I agree as far as the love/hate aspect. Every upgrade we do is to get a fix to a major bug in the current version. We are now...
July 10, 2009 at 8:48 am
Can I set up maintenance plans in Management Studio and execute them from Autosys? I don't know where the plan files get stored or whether they are executable files.
July 9, 2009 at 9:49 am