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From Alejandro Abdelnur <t...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Merge fs-encryption branch to trunk
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2014 23:37:02 GMT
+1

I've been following the work closely, specially on the crypto streams and
key handling, and providing dev support as well.

Kudos to Andrew, Yi and Charles for doing the bulk of the work.

thx



On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 2:27 PM, Andrew Wang <andrew.wang@cloudera.com>
wrote:

> I should add that this vote will run for the standard 7 days for a
> non-release vote, so will close at 12PM Pacific on August 15th.
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 11:45 AM, Andrew Wang <andrew.wang@cloudera.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I'd like to call a vote to merge the fs-encryption branch to trunk.
> > Development of this feature has been ongoing since March on HDFS-6134 and
> > HADOOP-10150, totally approximately 50 commits.
> >
> > The fs-encryption branch introduces support for transparent, end-to-end
> > encryption within an "encryption zone". Each file stored within an
> > encryption zone is automatically encrypted and decrypted with a unique
> key.
> > These per-file keys are encrypted with an encryption key only accessible
> by
> > the client, ensuring that only the client is able to decrypt sensitive
> > data. Furthermore, there is support for native, hardware-accelerated AES
> > encryption. For further details, please see the design doc on HDFS-6134.
> >
> > In terms of merge readiness, we've posted some successful consolidated
> > patches to the JIRA for Jenkins runs. distcp and fs -cp support has also
> > recently been completed, allowing users to securely copy encrypted files
> > without first decrypting them. There is ongoing work to add support for
> > WebHDFS, HttpFS, and other alternative access methods. Stephen Chu has
> also
> > posted a test plan, and has already identified a few issues that have
> been
> > fixed.
> >
> > Design and development of this feature was also a cross-company effort
> > with many different contributors.
> >
> > I'd like to thank Charles Lamb, Yi Liu, Uma Maheswara Rao G, Colin
> McCabe,
> > and Juan Yu for their code contributions and reviews. Alejandro Abdelnur
> > was also instrumental, doing a lot of the design work and as well as
> > writing most of the Hadoop Key Mangement Server (KMS). Finally, I'd like
> to
> > thank everyone who gave feedback on the JIRAs. This includes Owen,
> Sanjay,
> > Larry, Mike Y, ATM, Todd, Nicholas, and Andy, among others.
> >
> > With that, here's my +1 to merge this to trunk.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Andrew
> >
>



-- 
Alejandro

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