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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Some issues!
Date Mon, 03 Aug 2009 10:28:50 GMT
Sugandha Naolekar wrote:
> I want to encrypt the data that would be placed in HDFS. So I will have to
> use some kind of encryption algorithms, right?
> Also, This encryption is to be done on data before placing it in HDFS. How
> this can be done? Any special API's available in HADOOP for the above
> purpose?
> 

1. Can I point you to the "how to ask questions" article, which 
emphasises the value in having meaningful titles
http://catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

2. no encryption layers in Hadoop -not much of any security, in fact. 
javax.crypto is what you have to play with




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