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From Tim Broberg <Tim.Brob...@exar.com>
Subject RE: encryption
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2012 23:34:27 GMT
There has been discussion of doing a "compression" codec that does encryption, but the key
just gets stuffed in a config object.

Key management is the hard part if you want to "do it right."

    - Tim.
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From: Charles Earl [charlescearl@me.com]
Sent: Friday, January 20, 2012 1:14 PM
To: hdfs-user@hadoop.apache.org
Subject: Re: encryption

Koert,
Slightly related but not exactly is a Tahoe-LAFS plugin for hadoop
  http://code.google.com/p/hadoop-lafs
I believe there has been discussion in this list on an encryption codec.
C
On Jan 20, 2012, at 4:09 PM, Koert Kuipers wrote:

Does anyone know of any work/ideas to encrypt data stored on hdfs?
Ideally both temporary files and final files would be encrypted. Or there would have to be
a mechanism in hdfs to securely wipe temporary files, like shred in linux.

So far this is what i found:
https://github.com/geisbruch/HadoopCryptoCompressor

Best,
Koert


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