When one of your DBA colleagues leaves the company, what is your checklist?


Whether it’s in our personal lives our professional one, we do have checklists for certain tasks. On the professional level, these checklists can be purely technical, like steps for a SQL Server installation, configuration, or even uninstall. The lists can also be non technical, like when a colleague joins the team and someone needs to request permissions to access the company’s tools for ticketing/incidents/VPN/etc.

What about when a colleague leaves the company?

What is your checklist for the situation where a colleague leaves? At first, and the most obvious item, is to « rollback » the things done when that person joined the