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From Eric tamme <>
Subject Re: Data storage security
Date Wed, 29 Jun 2011 17:14:22 GMT
On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 12:37 PM, A J <> wrote:
> Are there any options to encrypt the column families when they are
> stored in the database. Say in a given keyspace some CF has sensitive
> info and I don't want a 'select *' of that CF to layout the data in
> plain text.
> Thanks.

I think this is an application layer issue - just encrypt/decrypt
there.  The data stored within the column value can be any arbitrary
bytes, and since column data is not indexed it wont affect how you can
access the data with Cassandra in any way.


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