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Re: InstantDB: Basic security (user/password authentication)


> Why do you need InstantDB to have user/password authorization?  If the
> InstantDB engine resides only on your application server host, to which
> only you have access, then only your apps on that server should have
> access to the embedded database engine.  

> Authorization makes more sense for client/server RDBMS products, where
> the server might accept connection requests from clients of unknown
> origin.


Because we plan to use InstantDB for Java courses, using one JSP/Servlet
Engine (ie. single VM).  We'll allow students to load their own copies of
InstantDB from these JSP/Servlets and we but don't want them to have the 
ability to view/modify databases of other students.


Anil
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