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Discussion on: 3 Embarrassing Stories From My Software Development Career

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Saulo Vargas

4/5 years ago I wrote a SQL script, I tested it in test database and it was working, so I run it in Production database.
I ended up setting the whole Public Hospital patients names and lastname records to "IRIS MABEL", "CASTIΓ‘EIRA".... I never forget that name πŸ˜‚

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Saulo Vargas

In my defense I detected it almost inmediatly and rollbacked that with an earlier backup... phew, that's adrenaline.

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Jayme Edwards πŸƒπŸ’» Author

Ha! Awesome. It’s in those moments I’m sometimes amazed at how creative and resourceful we can be to recover. Nice save 🀣

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