on call support when your system breaks constantly

From: Dba DBA <oracledbaquestions_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 15:00:32 -0400
Message-ID: <f30139790905201200l4e28e4ddm620183d9a91d74c1_at_mail.gmail.com>

I have had to carry a pager before and been on call. I have never been in a place where so many things break that you are up all night for a week and expected to come to work the next day. Users can do whatever they want in production so there are lock issues many times a day. Users can run whatever queries they want so you have long running sessions that need t be killed. The on call person has to monitor the application too. The applications(there are about 20 of them) have a crash 5-10 times/day and all night.

anyone ever been in a place like this?

Received on Wed May 20 2009 - 14:00:32 CDT

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