Computerworld - https://www.computerworld.com/article/3243093/it-industry/but-everything-is-so-much-easier-this-way.html#tk.rss_all
It’s the mid-1990s, and this pilot fish is the sole database admin at the state government agency he works for.
“I installed the database software. I maintained security. I built the objects — spaces, tables, indices. I helped the programming staff,” says fish. “I was kinda busy.”
When it’s time to build a major new application — big database on big iron — the agency brings in a consulting company. And when the consultants come to fish with a request that they be given sysadmin permissions in their own development database, fish immediately agrees.
After all, he reasons, if they want the responsibility