2014-06-15

Virtual Private Database and how to integrate it with a Java application

Virtual Private Database (VPD) allows you to implement row and column level security in your database by "hiding" data in tables, so that only a subset of all table data is accessible. The cool things is that the "hiding" can be done based on your application user's identity or roles, so that privileged users can access more data than normal users - and it is all managed at database level!