Re: Happy doomsday to everybody!

From: Matthias Hoys <>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 21:58:28 +0100
Message-ID: <50d37b99$0$3108$>

"Mladen Gogala" <> wrote in message
> As you know, the world will end tomorrow, on 12/21/2012
> Did you schedule an extra backup? Do you have standby databases for all
> of your important databases? Are the most important tapes in the asteroid
> proof cabinets? Did you update your password list and put it in the same
> asteroid proof cabinet as the tapes? End of the world is likely to cause
> Internet and cell phone disruptions, as well as power outages. Somebody
> needs to be able to log into the production database if I am blown to
> smithereens.
> Hopefully, all your standby databases are running in active Data Guard
> mode. A direct asteroid or comet impact is likely to corrupt some blocks
> in your databases. Earthquakes and super-volcano eruptions can also do
> that. Active data guard can recover your database blocks automatically,
> so you don't have to worry about it.
> I hope that I will not be very busy doing recovery this weekend. Monday
> is the Christmas Eve and hope that I will enjoy it, without having to
> babysit the on-going DB recovery.
> --
> Mladen Gogala
> The Oracle Whisperer

Why do we need backups when the world will end? Or do you plan to restore them on Mars? ;-)

Matthias Received on Thu Dec 20 2012 - 21:58:28 CET

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