Re: Urgent, please: what are my options???
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2009 10:37:27 -0800 (PST)
I agree with you 100%, you can't let the customer burn.
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- Original Message ---- From: Howard Latham <howard.latham_at_gmail.com> To: Guillermo Alan Bort <cicciuxdba_at_gmail.com> Cc: robertgfreeman_at_yahoo.com; eugene.pipko_at_unionbay.com; "oracle-l_at_freelists.org" <oracle-l_at_freelists.org> Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 11:00:55 AM Subject: Re: Urgent, please: what are my options???
You cant just say let the Customer Burn
It might mean the end of their business and their ability to pay you!
If I get a customer with a trashed DB I will try EVERYTHING to help.
Telling them their Backup Strategy of lack of one is Bad Practice can be saved until later.
There are several DB unload utilities that can at least recover SOME data.
This could be enough to save them.
Also opening DB with parameters mentioned above can also save the day. Sometimes the DB is fine - though Oracle won't support it.
http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l Received on Sat Jan 24 2009 - 12:37:27 CST