One Dev Question with Raymond Chen - What was Y2k like at Microsoft?

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The 'One Dev Question with Raymond Chen' video series is part of the One Dev Minute channel.  In this series, longtime Microsoft developer and semi-official Windows historian Raymond Chen covers a series of questions about Microsoft Windows development, team culture, and/or history.  If you have additional questions for Raymond, please add your questions in the comments section below.  You can also find out more development details about Windows and its history on Raymond's blog.



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    I was working the night of Y2K Dec 31, at CP Data Center (Canyon Park) and we already had a floor of batteries and a floor of diesel generators in the building. My team was in charge of SQL Server worldwide.

    But with no cafeteria, just snack machines, we had no party {:

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