Re: all time worst question I have been ever asked as a DBA

  • From: Nilo Segura <nilosegura@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kevin.lidh@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 18:07:54 +0200

I got a phone call from somebody who could not print a document, he did it
because in the login banner there was a message saying something like "call
this number for oracle database problems".

printer problems = oracle database problems   (a well known axiom...)

yeah... right :)

On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 5:40 PM, Kevin Lidh <kevin.lidh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> A good friend of mine used to say, "If it has a 'D' in it, it's a database
> issue."  When I was an DEC Rdb DBA, I used to get paged for issues even whey
> they had determined it didn't touch a database...just in case it was a
> database issue.

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