Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Top Ten Reasons to Batch

10. When your data absolutely has to be there a month after it happen
9. Watching a cascading implosion of dependent batch jobs at 2AM is kind of fun
8. War room sounds neat
7. Your afternoon naps are important
6. You need 24 hours to ponder a broken batch job
5. Real Time, You don't need no stinking real time
4. Month end data surprises are fun
3. You haven't learned anything in 20 years, why start now?
2. You like the client calling you every hour for 24 hours after a broke down batch
1. Cool batcharena song

No comments: