An authorization model for data warehouses and OLAP

Authors Edgar Weippl
Oscar Mangisengi
Wolfgang Essmayr
Franz Lichtenberger
Werner Winiwarter
Title An authorization model for data warehouses and OLAP
Booktitle Proc. 20th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS'2001)
Type in proceedings
Address New Orleans, LA, USA
Department IDW
Month October
Year 2001
Pages 9-13
SCCH ID# 133
Abstract

In this paper we discuss a basic authorization model for data warehouses and OLAP offering greater expressiveness and highly increased usability with respect to security. Based on a simple formal notation we will show that access privileges can be expressed more intuitively than using SQL’s grant statements.