If I create a table T, I become the owner of the table.

Can DBA access T?

Can DBA also revoke my access or grant privileges on T?

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    Which DBMS are you using?
    – atokpas
    Commented Oct 26, 2016 at 7:19
  • I am not using any DBMS. I am just reading a book and this question came into my mind. The book follows SQL92. What happens in the DMBS you are most familiar with? Commented Oct 26, 2016 at 7:21
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    They all work differently but, broadly speaking, a user with DBA privs can do anything
    – Philᵀᴹ
    Commented Oct 26, 2016 at 7:23

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A user with DBA privillege(sysdba,super etc.) can do anything. He can access or grant privillege of any table or database objects.

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    What is a DBA privilege? Do you mean something like sysdba, sa, superuser, super or similar? Commented Oct 26, 2016 at 8:20
  • yes the general privillege is this @dezso Commented Oct 26, 2016 at 8:31

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