Re: Secure backup?

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
>>
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> --
> Rumpi Gravenstein
>



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