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From Eric Yang <ey...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Data Security in Chukwa
Date Tue, 10 Aug 2010 16:18:48 GMT
There are people using Chukwa to stream data from/to EC2 to/from their own
colo.  It would be nice if the data is encrypted for privacy reasons.

Regards,
Eric

On 8/10/10 8:13 AM, "Corbin Hoenes" <corbin@tynt.com> wrote:

> Just curious what would the use case be for adding security to chukwa?  Our
> current use of it is all in an internal network/data--don't see much benefit
> of adding the complexity of configuring security.
> 
> On Aug 9, 2010, at 11:26 PM, Ariel Rabkin wrote:
> 
>> Chukwa at present has a fairly minimal security model.
>> 
>> The rationale for this is that Hadoop (before v 21) also had a fairly
>> minimal security model, and there didn't seem much sense armoring the
>> collection system more than the underlying storage and processing
>> layer.
>> 
>> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 8:57 PM, Stuti Awasthi
>> <Stuti_Awasthi@persistent.co.in> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Does that mean that there is no data security handled in Chukwa right now ?
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Ariel Rabkin [mailto:asrabkin@gmail.com]
>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 9:24 AM
>>> To: chukwa-user@hadoop.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: Data Security in Chukwa
>>> 
>>> Right now, nothing is encrypted. HTTP is the only protocol used to
>>> send data to collectors.
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 8:50 PM, Stuti Awasthi
>>> <Stuti_Awasthi@persistent.co.in> wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> I would like to know how data security is handled in Chukwa. I think Chukwa
>>>> does some encryption of data but how this encryption is done?
>>>> 
>>>> Does Chukwa use any certificates for this and if yes, how these
>>>> certificates
>>>> are updated/managed ?
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Also would like to know that is the communication between agent and
>>>> collector secure ?
>>>> 
>>>> I noted that Chukwa uses Http for data transfer, Are any other protocol
>>>> also
>>>> supported ?
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Please also suggest any document/link which I can refer for data security
>>>> management in Chukwa.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks
>>>> 
>>>> Stuti
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
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>>> 
>>> --
>>> Ari Rabkin asrabkin@gmail.com
>>> UC Berkeley Computer Science Department
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