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Re: protecting a database

From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
To: Keith Worthington <KeithW(at)NarrowPathInc(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL Novice <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: protecting a database
Date: 2006-08-24 11:40:12
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On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 14:39:01 -0400,
  Keith Worthington <KeithW(at)NarrowPathInc(dot)com> wrote:
> Is there a way to protect a database so that the structure cannot be seen?

Not if it is running on computers you don't control.

> I would like to use postgresql for data storage in a product I am 
> working on.  The challenge is that most of the value of the product will 
> be in the database structure itself (data model, functions, etc.).  I 
> want to prevent people from seeing anything while still allowing the GUI 
> to get at the data.
> 
> Is there a way to do this?  URLs to relevant documentation are welcome.

Host the data on servers you control.

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