Re: Oracle and Sun fingered for Sidekick fiasco

From: Kellyn Pedersen <kjped1313_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 19:05:22 -0700 (PDT)
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3)  Your technology is only as good as the people you hire to develop/design and administer all of that technology! 4)  Technical professionals specialize their skill sets, hire the right people and fill the right positions, not because combining two positions fits in management's budget, (or soon management won't have a budget or business to worry about!)

Kellyn Pedersen
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  • On Mon, 10/19/09, Dennis Williams <oracledba.williams_at_gmail.com> wrote:

From: Dennis Williams <oracledba.williams_at_gmail.com> Subject: Re: Oracle and Sun fingered for Sidekick fiasco To: George.Johnson_at_gam.com
Cc: "Oracle Discussion List" <oracle-l_at_freelists.org> Date: Monday, October 19, 2009, 10:26 AM

 
George,
 
Well I can see two possible lessons here:  
1) Understand a technology before you rely on it. Test any upgrades carefully.  
2) When you are in trouble, spread a vicious rumor that your competitor sabotaged you.  
Is there another possible lesson?
 
Dennis

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 11:17 AM, Johnson, George <George.Johnson_at_gam.com> wrote:

Would anyone care to hazard a guess as to what happened? Purely as an academic exercise, you understand.  
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/19/sidekick_rac/  
I am actually genuinely curious as to what people might think happened. We are about to head into ASM/RAC territory and it would good to hear some worse case theories, based on the flimsy outline given in the story.  
 
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