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I am a software developer.

I have a production database that I need full ddl read access to, but not any ddl write or execute access.

Is there a script I can send my DBA that will grant me full ddl read access without allowing me to affect the database?

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You will need VIEW DEFINITION on the database and that will give you access to the DDL.

USE <database>;
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