11.3. Resource Consumer Groups

Resource consumer groups represent the next step in defining a DRM strategy. They allow you to classify users into logical groupings based on resource consumption requirements or business needs.

There are two ways to define resource consumer groups:

  • A resource consumer group is a method of classifying users based on their resource consumption tendencies or requirements.

  • A resource consumer group is a method of prioritizing database resource usage by classifying users based on business needs.

For instance, in most companies, payroll users tend to have high priority, because no one wants their paychecks to be late. Therefore, a resource consumer group named PAYROLL can be created and all payroll users assigned to ...

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