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SQL server Read Only permission automatically for new databases

When I setup my database I create a sql user that my application runs as. The sql user gets read only access to all the databases on the server. The problem is the user won’t have read only access to ...
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How to start mysqld with read-only data directory?

I'm trying to start MariaDB in a docker container, using a data directory from the host mounted read-only. MySQLd is of course shut down on the host. Unfortunately, even with adding the read_only flag ...
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Synchronizing a RDS instance with another RDS instance

I have a database on an RDS Instance (master) that needs to be synchronized to another RDS instance (slave). I created a read-replica for the first one, but that is created as read_only so I cannot do ...
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Make Postgres database temporarily read-only (for performing volume snapshots)

The PostgreSQL built-in backup mechanism isn't always very suitable. Sometimes, you want to put the application in a quiescent state, because it has external data with which you want to backup at the ...
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Revoke write privileges vs setting database to readonly

I am planning to do a database migration to a new server. During the transition stage, I do not want Apache user to be able to write anything to the database. I have two options. Revoke write ...
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Do I need to execute “create extension pgcrypto” everytime?

I have used crypt() in one of my functions to hash user password. But what I observed the next day I started my pc that the same thing failed as cryptographic functions became unavailable upon restart....
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Set a filegroup to readonly

I have a set of dimensions which are updated only during specific times. I have moved these tables to a specific filegroup named Dimensions. I wanna keep this filegroup as readonly. When ETL runs, it ...