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From "Coe, Robin" <>
Subject RE: Cassandra access control
Date Wed, 02 Dec 2009 21:24:35 GMT
NoSQL doesn't mean no security.  A production database engine has to
protect its data.  The trick is to make the auth framework fast enough
that it doesn't adversely affect performance and robust enough that an
application requesting data doesn't have to jump through hoops to get

-----Original Message-----
From: Jake Luciani [] 
Sent: December 2, 2009 4:00 PM
Subject: Re: Cassandra access control

+1 this is nosql afterall.

Sent from my iPhone

On Dec 2, 2009, at 3:54 PM, Mark Robson <> wrote:

> How about we make authentication optional, and have the protocol  
> being stateful only if you want to authenticate?
> That way we don't break backwards compatibility or introduce extra  
> complexity for people who don't need it.
> Mark

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