The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
Your job does not end when you create a database; you still have to get the data into it and ensure that those who have a need to use it can do so. This chapter discusses how to control users and how to get large amounts of data in and out of databases. User management and data loading are two common chores performed by database administrators.
Every object in a database is explicitly owned by a single owner and the owner of an object must explicitly authorize its use by somebody else. The collection of objects ...