The issue? Sometimes people's databases didn't have the same data. Really? I'm so shocked....
What did the business ask for: Make sure the copy process was working and delivering the database files in a timely manner.
That is certainly NOT what the business needed!
Fortunately, after several meetings and working with Sr. Management people, I was able to
Unfortunately, there are more unsuccessful than successful stories out there. Working with people from different perspectives on any project will surely lead to differences of opinion. The difficult part is to make sure someone is stepping up and verifying what they NEED and not just what they WANT.
This T-SQL Tuesday topic has been brought to you at the prompting of Steve Jones (@Way0utwest | blog) and the T-SQL Tuesday project.