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Re: Does Skype outage have anything to do with PostgreSQL?

From: Shoaib Mir <shoaibmir(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Frank Bax <fbax(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
Cc: "pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Does Skype outage have anything to do with PostgreSQL?
Date: 2010-12-23 00:56:05
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On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Frank Bax <fbax(at)sympatico(dot)ca> wrote:

> On 12/22/10 17:57, Mladen Gogala wrote:
>> A colleague of mine told me that he read somewhere that the problem is
>> actually with Skype's billing database, which is PostgreSQL. Does
>> anybody have any more information?
> So what?  If their databases are installed on Intel hardware; will you try
> to blame Intel?  If Skype has an outage; then it is Skype's fault, nobody
> else.

very true, but I have seen some incompetent DBA's complaining on the
database product instead and not agreeing to their own lack of knowledge.

So yes even if it was PostgreSQL, its the team managing it that wasn't doing
the right thing.

Shoaib Mir

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