CHAPTER 20Using the Data Recovery Advisor

If your database experiences a failure and the subsequent stress causes you to have a heart attack, let's hope you'll have time to call for an emergency medical technician (EMT) or paramedic to assist you with your heart problems. If your heart goes into ventricular fibrillation, the EMT or the paramedic has the option of using an automatic defibrillator machine to shock you back to normal.

Interestingly, an EMT doesn't have the same options that a paramedic has when operating a defibrillator. The EMT is limited to pushing the power button followed by pressing the analyze button. The defibrillator then generates a message from the machine recommending whether to press the shock button. If the machine ...

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