RE: Query Database while shutdown in progress

Taking the sentence literately puts perspective on it, and as well
humor.

But what else will a DBA do when confronted with numbers.

Keep grinning.

Joel Patterson
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-----Original Message-----
From: MacGregor, Ian A. [mailto:ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 6:16 PM
To: robertgfreeman@xxxxxxxxx; Jared Still; Patterson, Joel
Cc: andrew.kerber@xxxxxxxxx; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Query Database while shutdown in progress

 You won't make 9 nines with shutdown abort

Seconds in a year

select 365 *24 *60 * 60 from dual;

365*24*60*60
------------
    31536000

Amount of downtime allowed for 9 nines

 1* select 31536000 - (31536000 * .999999999) from dual
SQL> /

31536000-(31536000*.999999999)
------------------------------
                       .031536

And remember it's supposed to include scheudled maintenance down times.



-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Robert Freeman
Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 1:55 PM
To: Jared Still; Joel.Patterson@xxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: andrew.kerber@xxxxxxxxx; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Query Database while shutdown in progress

And there is a *very* good point made in that page. If you work in an
environment where 9 nines is the target, shutdown a
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