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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Encryption
Date Fri, 18 Dec 2009 01:10:12 GMT
There hasn't been an issue filed for it. I just checked. 

What's the problem being solved?

Architecturally I'd consider encryption at the HBase/storage infrastructure
perimeter, layered on top of a RESTful service. SSL. 

   - Andy



----- Original Message ----
> From: Lars George <lars.george@gmail.com>
> To: hbase-dev@hadoop.apache.org
> Sent: Thu, December 17, 2009 4:35:51 PM
> Subject: Encryption
> 
> Hey,
> 
> I was wondering if along with the DAC or before you ever considered
> encrypting data? Like the compression, have a ColFam parameter that
> specifies the encryption and the required details (password or
> certificate/key) and it transparently encrypts the data written to DFS. We
> did talk about this during the Munich OpenHUG and I was curious to know if
> there was ever something like this considered.
> 
> Lars



      


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