As for every service providers, IT departments are often considered as a cost to cut. Here is the ‘myth of total efficiency’ coming out (Slack – Tom Demarco).
So no matter if you are writing new software features, looking for a bug, installing a DB cluster, designing a new high performance computing architecture, answering to an help desk call: running too much is always a bad habit and lead to many (expensive) errors.
Why? Next post!