File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
The moose likes Jobs Discussion and the fly likes Drawbacks of Production Support Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Careers » Jobs Discussion
Bookmark "Drawbacks of Production Support" Watch "Drawbacks of Production Support" New topic

Drawbacks of Production Support

Syed Zackriya Hussainy
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jun 24, 2002
Posts: 30

Could you guys please specify few drawbacks of working in production support kind of job when compared to development kind of job.

Kj Reddy
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 20, 2003
Posts: 1704
One diff I can see is:
You may have no work or you may have very hectic work
K Riaz
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 08, 2005
Posts: 375
This kind of work is usually outsourced by many companies around the world (to cheap "body" shops such as India) as its seen as boring, undemanding, expensive and tedious.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Drawbacks of Production Support
It's not a secret anymore!