Re: My 10 Commandments of Database Administration...

11. Thou shalt feed me if I have to work late to fix something you broke.

I'm a single guy...
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From: "Freeman Robert - IL" <FREEMANR@xxxxxxxx>
To: "'Oracle-L (E-mail) '" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 5:17 PM
Subject: My 10 Commandments of Database Administration...


> My 10 commandments of Database administration ... Anyone want to add to
> this?
>
> 1. Thou shalt backup thy database.
> 2. Thou shalt test thy database backup, often.
> 3. Thou shalt remove as many single points of failure as possible.
> 4. Thou shalt not assume anything.
> 5. Thou shalt not use version x.0.0 of anything.
> 6. Thou shalt not assume a 99.999% buffer hit ratio is a good thing.
> 7. Thou shalt not add hardware, when fixing the application code/SQL will
> fix the problem.
> 8. Thou shalt not allow the user to have DBA privilges.
> 9. Thou shall document everything.
> 10. Thou shalt monitor ORACLE-L, read with abandon and imerse thyself in
all
> that is Oracle.
>
> and my personal 11th commandment
>
> 11. Thou shalt use RMAN, and buy all of Robert Freemans books.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Robert
>
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