No matter how much time goes by I still remember it. The day my database was crippled beyond reckoning. That moment when I saw my hopes for a bright and shining future with my database spill through my fingers like so many cracker crumbs falling on a clean and well pressed pair of slacks.
It was the day I was told that we had to ditch AWR/ASH for a downgrade to Standard Edition.
There Will Won’t Be Blood
You know, it’s funny. I got started on Oracle 7.3 (I know, I’m...
This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Grow Your Career All work and no play makes us dull DBAs.
Being a DBA can be a really thankless job. From Jr. Shutdown Immediaters to Sr. Rockstar Oracle DBA ACE OCM PMP LOL A+ BBQs, we’ve all trudged into work at some point in our careers only to find that we have three impossible tasks, four humiliating tasks, and no less than seven “why is the database causing this query to be slow we haven’t changed it in two years” tasks. Yet we...