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Re: Tough Oracle DBA experience

From: Ryan <>
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003 12:49:27 -0800
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RE: Tough Oracle DBA experiencehow about DBAs with attitude problems? DBAs who refuse developers access to v$ views. DBAs who refuse to listen to developers. DBAs who who refuse to explain any decisions to developers. DBAs who are pure production DBAs and have no knowledge of development and cant even write PL/SQL?

Ive worked with quite a few DBAs who only know a fraction of what they think they do. Same holds true for developers and managers. So its not one way. Attitude is harder to overcome than competence. Someone with a good attitude can learn. Someone who knows and has a bad attitude can be intolerable.

The worst kind though is the jack of all trades who thinks he/she knows everything about everything yet only knows a little about everything. Those are the worst.

  Top 5 problems ...

  1. Developers (who think they know everything)
  2. Developers (who think, others think they know everything)
  3. Developers (who think but just not coherently)
  4. Developers (who DON'T think at all)
  5. Developers (these work for Oracle)


  Rajendra dot Jamadagni at nospamespn dot com   All Views expressed in this email are strictly personal.   QOTD: Any clod can have facts, having an opinion is an art !

  -----Original Message-----
  From: Veeraraju_Mareddi []   Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2003 9:09 AM   To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L   Subject: Tough Oracle DBA experience

  Dear All,

  I am collecting (Just writing in a book ) of all tough problems , great   issues handled with Oracle RDBMS as a DBA.

  Request you kindly send us the Top 5 Problems , Difficult scenarios(the most   tough problems , with solution u did.)you faced so far in your DBA life.

  Hope to see many responses to this , atleast by Monday.   Thanks a lot.



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