How do you feel about allowing non-DBA's on your database servers?

From: Robert Freeman <>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 08:31:14 -0700 (PDT)
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So, I've got a client that is being pressured by development and support types to allow access to their database servers. They claim that it's so they can use tools like ps, sar, topas, etc.... to monitor performance and deal with support issues.

My position is that this is a huge risk and that I would want an very limited population of users (read DBA's and SYSADMIN's only) to have access to these servers.

Anyone have an opinion on this?


 Robert G. Freeman
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