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RE: DBA - Job boundaries & perks

From: lerobe - Lee Robertson <>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2000 08:21:36 -0000
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Oh Dear - you really are a Rookie aren't you :-)))))

Our development teams are loading over 200 million rows in one of our DBs starting on Christmas Eve - Bah Humbug !!

Merry Christmas

> Lee Robertson

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From: O'Neill, Sean [] Sent: 20 December 2000 16:39
To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L Subject: DBA - Job boundaries & perks

How do you protect your "private life" time from your role of DBA?. Do you have formalised detailed job contracts with your employer covering such issues?. What perks/incentives do you receive for going that bit extra or being on call "just in case". Do you get to take your holidays or is that a ficticious clause in your job contract?. It seems to be that DBA's are expected to "be there" whenever required, but heck there is life outside Oracle DBAing (for some of us at least I hope!). I'm not griping here, as I know there is usually satisifaction in resolving problems and recovering the database if required yada yada yada.

Sean :)

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