RE: Managing developers recommendations

  • From: "Herring Dave - dherri" <Dave.Herring@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Richard Ji" <richard.c.ji@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2005 09:51:12 -0500

Unfortunately I don't have much choice.  If management tells me that
person A, B, and C need read-only access to production tables to
periodically review a sample of data for accuracy, I've got to do it.
If the production team tells me that x number of support folks need
read-only access to production tables to be able to resolve production
issues, I've got to do it.  In both cases, they use TOAD and I observe
the periodic full scanning of large tables.




Dave Herring, DBA

Acxiom Corporation

3333 Finley

Downers Grove, IL 60515

wk: 630.944.4762

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From: Richard Ji [mailto:richard.c.ji@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 9:06 AM
To: Herring Dave - dherri
Cc: adar76@xxxxxxxxxxxx; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Managing developers recommendations


Why does QA have access to your production DB?  Our production DB
is so tight, that only way to connect is from the application server or
if you are login into the DB server which requires an account.  No
or any other servers can connect to it.  You have to think about
of such a lose access to DB servers, not to mention user errors and
performance impacts.

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