Identity in Derby

Derby provides two kinds of identity, system-wide identity and database-specific identity.

The distinction between fine-grained SQL authorization and coarse-grained connection authorization is described in User authorizations.

Related concepts
Basic security configuration tasks
Working with user authentication
Users and authorization identifiers
User authorizations
Encrypting databases on disk
Signed jar files
Notes on the Derby security features
User authentication and authorization examples
Running Derby under a security manager