Everyone wants to prevent database downtime by being proactive. But how effective are the common measures such as inspecting logs and analyzing SQL? To be truly proactive, one must prevent problems, which requires studying and understanding the reasons for downtime. We have analyzed a selection of emergency issues that we have resolved to better understand what types of problems occur in production environments. The surprising results will be detailed.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Espen Braekken