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Understanding DB2® 9 Security: DB2® Information Management Software by Yuk-Kuen Henry Chan, Carmen Ka Man Wong, Kevin Yeung-Kuen See, Rebecca Bond

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Chapter 11. Database Security—Keeping It Current

If DB2 database security were your boss, she would constantly be asking, “What have you done for me lately?”

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Maintenance is a bore. If you own a home, you know that without preventive and necessary maintenance, the value of your home will decrease year after year. So, even though no one wants to do maintenance, it is a necessary duty to protect and preserve what you have. Would you really invest a million dollars in a home and never bother to keep it clean? It’s the same concept with DB2.

Database security can be a challenge to set up, but when completed, the task of keeping it secure is never ending. This chapter deals with those requisite and perpetual needs and gives hints and tips ...

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