Except… Float/Decimal are not the same. Decimals are fixed point types, and an SQL Decimal 15,8 e.g. will have no issue storing currency (without precision loss) up to 9,999,999.99999999
If I don’t convert my money to an integer on the backend, I can actually read them straight in/out.
Yes and no. At a theoretical level this is absolutely right. If you have a multi person dedicated security team, why not. This is not the kind of content I’m going to push from here.
I wager that the added benefit of most bastion deployments in smaller shops are subtracted by poor maintenance, poor log monitoring and general…