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How would you measure the downtime required to perform this database migration?

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The database size would determine the downtime needed to perform the migration.

Multiple factors affect downtime. You should start with planning an approach that minimizes it by taking into account factors like DNS changes, network latency, data rate of change and of course data set size too. Replication and load balancing could be other factors. The more points you mention and consider, the better the answer.

Do you want to go staff or contract?

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What is the ratio of managment to coding that You would like to have in this role.

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They asked how I would cope in a role where I was doing less coding.

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What is a time when you have been responsible for taking an influential technical decision and implementing it? What was the outcome?

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Phone screening: Describe delegation pattern, DI pattern - its use and adv.

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Give an example of when you have made or notices a mistake, and how did you solve it.

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Write pseudocode for a square root computation.

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Standard Questions. Exactly one week after the last stage I was informed that they had decided not to fill the senior role I had interviewed for.

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Prefer not to share.

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