DBMS Architecture Research

A Data Control Language (DDL) is used to converse (more usually, to issue commands) regarding the permissions for accessing and modifying data in a DBMS.

Example Data Control statements in SQL , for relational DBMSes:

  • GRANT - gives user's access privileges to database
  • REVOKE - withdraw access privileges given with the GRANT command

See also: DDL, DML, TCL.