Re: Aw: RE: Database Retention Question

  • From: Mladen Gogala <gogala.mladen@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:58:57 -0400

On 04/27/2017 04:07 PM, Ingrid Voigt wrote:

Would your SA be a bit happier if you took a brand new host (or two or three for spares),
installed current software now and then took it off the network? Let it gather dust in
a corner of the data center without patching or upgrading?
2023 is not that long

Oh, it will have 365 days, just like any other non-leap year.

and should be within the lifespan of modern hardware.

Hardware - yes. Database software? I am not so sure about that. Seven years ago most customers were running Oracle 10. Those were the times....four score and seven beers ago.

Mladen Gogala
Oracle DBA
Tel: (347) 321-1217


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