Re: "Write once-Read many" table ?

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 08:39:55 -0800
Message-ID: <> wrote:

> On Feb 27, 6:17 pm, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:

>> On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 07:16:05 -0800, jm.scheiwiler wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> For legal reasons, we would like to create tables where one can insert,
>>> select but never never delete nor update.
>>> I know we can prevent delete and update with revoke grants or with
>>> triggers but this is not satisfactory because grants can be re-granted
>>> and triggers can be dropped.
>> You have to trust your DBA. That's the bottom line.
>> --
> The thing is, I am the dba.
> I trust myself but that's not enough ;)

In the context of this thread anyone that "trusts" a DBA is a fool. And that includes the DBA that trusts him or her self.

It isn't about trust. It is about the law.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Thu Feb 28 2008 - 10:39:55 CST

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