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December 2007 Blog Posts

The worst IT job (at least for today)

There is an old saying in politics and entertainment that there is no such thing as BAD publicity. Unfortunately, the opposite is true for IT, especially in the Database realm. If your name gets mentioned outside of a technology publication, you can bet it is something bad. Data losses, system outages, privacy disclosures, and other public failures are how DBAs get famous. Unfortunately, that is the world we operate in. Today we have another poor soul to add to the roll call of failure. The anonymous person in charge of the Webkinz web site database is now one of the...

posted @ Friday, December 28, 2007 3:24 PM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ Low Availability ]

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