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Wonderful interlude in troubleshooting. [Jun. 22nd, 2012|12:39 pm]
Me: "The problem is asynchronous network IO. That's when the server is putting stuff out there and cheerfully waiting for a response before it continues. It's supposed to wait, but not this long, so something has to be going wrong, possibly at the network level."

SomeoneElse: "Can someone translate that from SQL Engineer to English?"

Dan (who has clearly seen Cool Hand Luke):"What we have here is a failure to communicate... between SQL and the app server."

[User Picture]From: siliconivy
2012-06-22 08:10 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: leiacat
2012-06-22 10:15 pm (UTC)
You don't need to have seen the movie to quote the line, it's ubiquitous enough. (I may quote it, and I've never seen the movie.)
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[User Picture]From: johnpalmer
2012-06-23 01:15 am (UTC)
Sure, but I wanted a simple way to explain to the reader that he got the quote almost exactly as I remember Paul Newman delivering it (the one time he delivers it). You're right; he could have just been winging it.
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[User Picture]From: leiacat
2012-06-23 04:25 am (UTC)
After about 20 years in the States I finally gathered the Round Tuits to see Godfather. It's amazing how many quotes turned out to be from it!
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