Re: Secure backup?
- From: Howard Latham <howard.latham@xxxxxxxxx>
- To: rgravens@xxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 22:51:09 +0100
I don't think an SA or DBA has ever caused a world cash crisis have they? I guess you can't trust anyone keep your cash under the mattress!! 2009/4/29 Rumpi Gravenstein <rgravens@xxxxxxxxx> > If I recall correctly, not too long ago a network administrator brought > down the city of San Francisco's network. This type of thing doesn't happen > often, but it does happen. I agree with Mark's assessment that one has to > balance acceptable risk with acceptable cost. > > On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 12:46 PM, Jared Still <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > >> >> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 9:27 AM, Mark W. Farnham <mwf@xxxxxxxx> wrote: >> >>> Nothing on God’s green earth can protect you completely if an “insane >>> actor” or a broken program makes small changes to production data >>> interspersed with valid transactions. >>> >> >> It is interesting that at times so much time, effort and expense is >> consumed to prevent the technical folks from bringing down a company. >> >> Though not unheard of, it is rather uncommon for a technical person >> to put a company into a major crisis. >> >> That seems to be more the realm of executives and other business folk. >> >> CitiGroup, SmithBarney, CountryWide, WorldComm, .... >> >> Any DBA's or SA' responsible for those? >> >> Jared Still >> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist >> >> >> >> > > > -- > Rumpi Gravenstein > -- Howard A. Latham