[rescue] Perverse Question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 19 11:42:26 CDT 2003

On Thursday, June 19, 2003, at 09:18 AM, Patrick Giagnocavo 
+1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> It is the admin's fault.  There are many ways of minimizing database
> downtime.  The admins should have planned for the case where the
> server crashes.
> In the case of eBay, since they do so many transactions, you can
> compare them to a bank or stock trading firm.  How many of those firms
> have recovery times measured in hours?

   Well...there are reasons why those firms typically run their big 
stuff on mainframes.


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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