NANOG Digest, Vol 39, Issue 52

Robert Bonomi bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com
Sun Apr 17 10:12:02 CDT 2011


> From nanog-bounces+bonomi=mail.r-bonomi.com at nanog.org  Sun Apr 17 08:25:23 2011
> Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2011 13:24:40 +0000
> Subject: Re: NANOG Digest, Vol 39, Issue 52
> From: Coy Hile <coy.hile at coyhile.com>
> To: nanog at nanog.org
>
> >
> >> Rotating shifts between daytime and nighttime is a horrible thing to
> >> do to your workers, both for their health and their attention span.
> >
>
> I wonder how well something like the following would work (seen in
> paid fire/EMS circles):
>
> 24 on, 48 off.
>
> But staff those 24 shifts with maybe 20% more than actually needed to
> provide minimum coverage.

That kind of schedule works well *ONLY* where the primary activity is 
'sit and wait for something to happen'.  Where it is OK to sleep on 
the job, as long as you come fully awake when the alarm goes off.




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