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Re: OT: When to put things live

by derby (Abbot)
on Apr 19, 2007 at 12:42 UTC ( #610938=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to OT: When to put things live

simon.proctor++ ... that's pretty close to how we handle it. Sometimes we have pushes that would impact customers (database needs to go down because you cannot pre-live) so we also evaluate the impact to the end-user. If it's too much of an impact, we co-ordinate to do the push off hours (weekend or after biz hours). I'd say more than 90% of our pushes follow your rules and about 2-3 times a year I can expect to be working on a Saturday.


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Re^2: OT: When to put things live
by bibliophile (Parson) on Apr 19, 2007 at 13:45 UTC
    I'll second that... much the same where I am.
    One added thing - whenever possible (and it's not always possible), I try to have the "live" system up and running for a day before announcing it. One last chance to check for... unforseen consequences :-)

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