RE: OT - Getting fired for database oops
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 14:23:49 +0200
...That was not the case, I believe, because I'm somehow fussy about PS1 prompts...instead, I do remember well my head slightly turning while climbing on the stairs on the way back from lunch.
Most probably the hostname in PS1 was misreaded by my sleepy eyes.....:)))
>Humm, I doubt that a pint of beer was the culprit. More likely a PS1 prompt that simply said '$'.
>Senior Oracle DBA
>Some years ago (it was 2002), after a pint of beer during lunch, I completely deleted a database , thinking I was working on another machine; database was little (less then 10g) but it was production: the restore took a couple of hours and there was no economic damage for that outage but, since then, I've *never* drink alcoholics during work....