A Virtual Private Database (VPD) uses fine-grained access control (FGAC) to limit row and column access and an application context to provide the information that is used to set the policy predicates. This course describes VPD, how to implement VPD, and group policies. It also explores how FGAC is used with VPD, as well as tools, policies, and policy types.
The learner is assumed to have working experience with Oracle Database 11g or have taken the Oracle Database 11g: Administration I and Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II courses. The Oracle Database 11g: Implementing Database Vault and Oracle 10g: Implementing Audit Vault courses are also recommended.