Authorizing Access to Dynamic Spatial-Temporal Data

Thursday Apr 24th 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Authorizing access to individual data objects based on spatial and temporal references is a complex task. Read this case study to learn one feasible approach.

[From Oracle Technology Network]

Authorizing access to individual data objects in a collection is a challenge when both the collection and the user group are large and dynamic. It becomes even more complex when the authorization policies are based on the spatial and temporal references of the data objects. Using the real-world scenario of my employer, CycloMedia Technology, this article will present a solution to this issue in the combination of two components of Oracle Database Enterprise Edition: the Spatial Option and the Virtual Private Database feature.

The article continues at http://www.oracle.com/technology/pub/articles/vanvelden-spatial.html?rssid=rss_otn_articles

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