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From Michael Segel <michael_se...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: Encryption in HBase
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 14:31:42 GMT
You don't want to do that. 
I mean you really don't want to do that. ;-)

You would be better off doing a strong encryption at the cell level. You can use co-processors
to do that if you'd like.

YMMV

On Aug 8, 2012, at 9:17 AM, Mohammad Tariq <dontariq@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Stack,
> 
>    Would it be feasible to encrypt the HFile itself??
> 
> Regards,
>    Mohammad Tariq
> 
> 
> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 6:53 PM, Jean-Marc Spaggiari
> <jean-marc@spaggiari.org> wrote:
>> Will it be possible to use the compression methods to call an
>> encryption method instead?
>> 
>> 2012/8/8, Farrokh Shahriari <mohandes.zebeleh.67@gmail.com>:
>>> Thanks
>>> How can I encrypt a cell ? Is there a special way for encryption ?
>>> 
>>> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Farrokh Shahriari
>>>> <mohandes.zebeleh.67@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Hi
>>>>> How can I enable encryption on hbase ?
>>>>> if I want to use encryption in a cluster with hbase running on top of
>>>>> hadoop,what can I do? Can't hadoop be configured to automatically
>>>>> encrypt
>>>>> each file which is going to be written on it?
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> HBase does not provide this facility.  You'd have to encrypt cell
>>>> content yourself and then put it into HBase.
>>>> 
>>>> St.Ack
>>>> 
>>> 
> 


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