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Notes to self regarding working on database with 10 million records
Posted by: Greg the dogsitter
Date: February 10, 2006 08:46AM
1) Think first, act second.

2) Take breaks.

3) Test all custom functions on a subset of the data first, bozo-face.

GtDS



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Re: Notes to self regarding working on database with 10 million records
Posted by: Donkey Hotay
Date: February 10, 2006 08:50AM
4) test *all* functions on a *copy* of the database

Seriously.



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Re: Notes to self regarding working on database with 10 million records
Posted by: Greg the dogsitter
Date: February 10, 2006 08:51AM
Noted.
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Re: Notes to self regarding working on database with 10 million records
Posted by: mikebw
Date: February 10, 2006 09:27AM
Don't forget step 6:
-Email database to every spammer you know.

Oh, and number 5:
- DON'T do number 6!!
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Re: Notes to self regarding working on database with 10 million records
Posted by: wurm
Date: February 10, 2006 09:57AM
1a): Backup everything before you start.
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Re: Notes to self regarding working on database with 10 million records
Posted by: Effin Haole
Date: February 10, 2006 10:15AM
0. Pass it off to an underling, if not applicable, see steps 1-6.
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Re: Notes to self regarding working on database with 10 million records
Posted by: laarree
Date: February 10, 2006 11:16AM
Wuppies are more fun.




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Re: Notes to self regarding working on database with 10 million records
Posted by: Harbourmaster
Date: February 10, 2006 01:56PM
7)Notes to self should be made on 3" square yellow sticky notes and placed in front of face for constant reinforcment, not on internet forum that requires diverting attention from actual work...





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