Row-security

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Row-Level Security

This page is for discussion of implementing RLS in PostgreSQL.

Previous discussion of RLS in PG

Articles/Documentation of existing RLS implementations

Use Cases

  • PCI Compliant implementations
  • Classified Environments
  • Other?

Components of an implementation

  • Grammar
  • Catalog
  • Storage
  • Planner (necessary?)
  • Executor
  • Other?

Considerations

  • Performance
    • With RLS
    • Without RLS
  • Integration with external security manager (eg: SELinux, SMACK)