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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: bandwidth limiting Cassandra's replication and access control
Date Wed, 11 Nov 2009 22:55:35 GMT
per-keyspace authentication will be basically zero overhead after you
connect, and the default will be "allow everyone" just like now.

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 4:48 PM, Joe Stump <joe@joestump.net> wrote:
>
> On Nov 11, 2009, at 3:29 PM, Alexander Vushkan wrote:
>
>> ...but authentication support would be nice to have...
>
> I'll continue to object to this. If you're considering running Cassandra (or
> MySQL or Reddis or Memcache or MemcacheDB or ...) on an open network Ur
> Doin' It Wrong. This is what VPN's were created for. Nobody in their right
> mind runs stuff like this, in production, exposed to the outside world.
>
> Cassandra was built for performance and adding this authentication stuff
> will do nothing but be an unneeded performance hit for a use case that the
> project shouldn't be fulfilling.
>
> --Joe
>
>

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