Re: Db crashed with no backups :confused:

From: Shakespeare <>
Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2009 16:39:32 +0100
Message-ID: <4985c239$0$194$>

Palooka schreef:
> hpuxrac wrote:
>> There's nothing wrong with people asking questions here.  For better
>> or worse there are no shortage of places where some/many of the dev
>> databases have inadequate backup procedures.
>> I don't see the OP noting that it was a production system with
>> inadequate backup procedures.
>> No reason in my opinion to be cutting here.  We have had more than
>> enough people ( fill in the blanks ) implying that others should be
>> fired ... think about decaf perhaps?

> No, it's not a production system. OP specifically stated as much.
> What I said was that if it is important, it should be backed up. That is
> just simple common sense.
> Sorry if I sound irritable, but I am sick of posts which begin: "It was
> a development system. We didn't back it up, but we do need it. How do we
> restore/recover it?"
> They should not be entrusted with the responsibility. And FWIW, I am
> with Sybrand here.
> Palooka

For a development department, a development server *is* their production system (what else do they *produce* ?)

(What's in a production?) Received on Sun Feb 01 2009 - 09:39:32 CST

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