When Test is not the same as Prod

One time, at work, a program I wrote resulted in us having to restore our production database from backup. It turned out there was a process active in the production system that wasn’t in the test system. When my program cleaned up a table, this process started trying to reschedule old jobs as they were deleted. After reading this article about some errors that came up during the Apollo moon landing, it looks like I’m not the only one.

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