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From Luke Han <luke...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Eagle incubator proposal
Date Tue, 20 Oct 2015 09:43:07 GMT
So glad to see one more project coming from eBay:-)




Best Regards!
---------------------

Luke Han

On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 4:52 PM, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey there, Arun! ... I have no commentary on the proposal itself, as it
> looks like a great proposal. I would suggest being a bit wary of the name,
> as "Eagle" is a *very* popular PCB design program.
>
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 10:33 AM, Manoharan, Arun <armanoharan@ebay.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hello Everyone,
> >
> > My name is Arun Manoharan. Currently a product manager in the Analytics
> > platform team at eBay Inc.
> >
> > I would like to start a discussion on Eagle and its joining the ASF as an
> > incubation project.
> >
> > Eagle is a Monitoring solution for Hadoop to instantly identify access to
> > sensitive data, recognize attacks, malicious activities and take actions
> in
> > real time. Eagle supports a wide variety of policies on HDFS data and
> Hive.
> > Eagle also provides machine learning models for detecting anomalous user
> > behavior in Hadoop.
> >
> > The proposal is available on the wiki here:
> > https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/EagleProposal
> >
> > The text of the proposal is also available at the end of this email.
> >
> > Thanks for your time and help.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Arun
> >
> > <COPY of the proposal in text format>
> >
> > Eagle
> >
> > Abstract
> > Eagle is an Open Source Monitoring solution for Hadoop to instantly
> > identify access to sensitive data, recognize attacks, malicious
> activities
> > in hadoop and take actions.
> >
> > Proposal
> > Eagle audits access to HDFS files, Hive and HBase tables in real time,
> > enforces policies defined on sensitive data access and alerts or blocks
> > user’s access to that sensitive data in real time. Eagle also creates
> user
> > profiles based on the typical access behaviour for HDFS and Hive and
> sends
> > alerts when anomalous behaviour is detected. Eagle can also import
> > sensitive data information classified by external classification engines
> to
> > help define its policies.
> >
> > Overview of Eagle
> > Eagle has 3 main parts.
> > 1.Data collection and storage - Eagle collects data from various hadoop
> > logs in real time using Kafka/Yarn API and uses HDFS and HBase for
> storage.
> > 2.Data processing and policy engine - Eagle allows users to create
> > policies based on various metadata properties on HDFS, Hive and HBase
> data.
> > 3.Eagle services - Eagle services include policy manager, query service
> > and the visualization component. Eagle provides intuitive user interface
> to
> > administer Eagle and an alert dashboard to respond to real time alerts.
> >
> > Data Collection and Storage:
> > Eagle provides programming API for extending Eagle to integrate any data
> > source into Eagle policy evaluation framework. For example, Eagle hdfs
> > audit monitoring collects data from Kafka which is populated from
> namenode
> > log4j appender or from logstash agent. Eagle hive monitoring collects
> hive
> > query logs from running job through YARN API, which is designed to be
> > scalable and fault-tolerant. Eagle uses HBase as storage for storing
> > metadata and metrics data, and also supports relational database through
> > configuration change.
> >
> > Data Processing and Policy Engine:
> > Processing Engine: Eagle provides stream processing API which is an
> > abstraction of Apache Storm. It can also be extended to other streaming
> > engines. This abstraction allows developers to assemble data
> > transformation, filtering, external data join etc. without physically
> bound
> > to a specific streaming platform. Eagle streaming API allows developers
> to
> > easily integrate business logic with Eagle policy engine and internally
> > Eagle framework compiles business logic execution DAG into program
> > primitives of underlying stream infrastructure e.g. Apache Storm. For
> > example, Eagle HDFS monitoring transforms audit log from Namenode to
> object
> > and joins sensitivity metadata, security zone metadata which are
> generated
> > from external programs or configured by user. Eagle hive monitoring
> filters
> > running jobs to get hive query string and parses query string into object
> > and then joins sensitivity metadata.
> > Alerting Framework: Eagle Alert Framework includes stream metadata API,
> > scalable policy engine framework, extensible policy engine framework.
> > Stream metadata API allows developers to declare event schema including
> > what attributes constitute an event, what is the type for each attribute,
> > and how to dynamically resolve attribute value in runtime when user
> > configures policy. Scalable policy engine framework allows policies to be
> > executed on different physical nodes in parallel. It is also used to
> define
> > your own policy partitioner class. Policy engine framework together with
> > streaming partitioning capability provided by all streaming platforms
> will
> > make sure policies and events can be evaluated in a fully distributed
> way.
> > Extensible policy engine framework allows developer to plugin a new
> policy
> > engine with a few lines of codes. WSO2 Siddhi CEP engine is the policy
> > engine which Eagle supports as first-class citizen.
> > Machine Learning module: Eagle provides capabilities to define user
> > activity patterns or user profiles for Hadoop users based on the user
> > behaviour in the platform. These user profiles are modeled using Machine
> > Learning algorithms and used for detection of anomalous users activities.
> > Eagle uses Eigen Value Decomposition, and Density Estimation algorithms
> for
> > generating user profile models. The model reads data from HDFS audit
> logs,
> > preprocesses and aggregates data, and generates models using Spark
> > programming APIs. Once models are generated, Eagle uses stream processing
> > engine for near real-time anomaly detection to determine if any user’s
> > activities are suspicious or not.
> >
> > Eagle Services:
> > Query Service: Eagle provides SQL-like service API to support
> > comprehensive computation for huge set of data on the fly, for e.g.
> > comprehensive filtering, aggregation, histogram, sorting, top,
> arithmetical
> > expression, pagination etc. HBase is the data storage which Eagle
> supports
> > as first-class citizen, relational database is supported as well. For
> HBase
> > storage, Eagle query framework compiles user provided SQL-like query into
> > HBase native filter objects and execute it through HBase coprocessor on
> the
> > fly.
> > Policy Manager: Eagle policy manager provides UI and Restful API for user
> > to define policy with just a few clicks. It includes site management UI,
> > policy editor, sensitivity metadata import, HDFS or Hive sensitive
> resource
> > browsing, alert dashboards etc.
> > Background
> > Data is one of the most important assets for today’s businesses, which
> > makes data security one of the top priorities of today’s enterprises.
> > Hadoop is widely used across different verticals as a big data repository
> > to store this data in most modern enterprises.
> > At eBay we use hadoop platform extensively for our data processing needs.
> > Our data in Hadoop is becoming bigger and bigger as our user base is
> seeing
> > an exponential growth. Today there are variety of data sets available in
> > Hadoop cluster for our users to consume. eBay has around 120 PB of data
> > stored in HDFS across 6 different clusters and around 1800+ active hadoop
> > users consuming data thru Hive, HBase and mapreduce jobs everyday to
> build
> > applications using this data. With this astronomical growth of data there
> > are also challenges in securing sensitive data and monitoring the access
> to
> > this sensitive data. Today in large organizations HDFS is the defacto
> > standard for storing big data. Data sets which includes and not limited
> to
> > consumer sentiment, social media data, customer segmentation, web clicks,
> > sensor data, geo-location and transaction data get stored in Hadoop for
> day
> > to day business needs.
> > We at eBay want to make sure the sensitive data and data platforms are
> > completely protected from security breaches. So we partnered very closely
> > with our Information Security team to understand the requirements for
> Eagle
> > to monitor sensitive data access on hadoop:
> > 1.Ability to identify and stop security threats in real time
> > 2.Scale for big data (Support PB scale and Billions of events)
> > 3.Ability to create data access policies
> > 4.Support multiple data sources like HDFS, HBase, Hive
> > 5.Visualize alerts in real time
> > 6.Ability to block malicious access in real time
> > We did not find any data access monitoring solution that available today
> > and can provide the features and functionality that we need to monitor
> the
> > data access in the hadoop ecosystem at our scale. Hence with an excellent
> > team of world class developers and several users, we have been able to
> > bring Eagle into production as well as open source it.
> >
> > Rationale
> > In today’s world; data is an important asset for any company. Businesses
> > are using data extensively to create amazing experiences for users. Data
> > has to be protected and access to data should be secured from security
> > breaches. Today Hadoop is not only used to store logs but also stores
> > financial data, sensitive data sets, geographical data, user click stream
> > data sets etc. which makes it more important to be protected from
> security
> > breaches. To secure a data platform there are multiple things that need
> to
> > happen. One is having a strong access control mechanism which today is
> > provided by Apache Ranger and Apache Sentry. These tools provide the
> > ability to provide fine grain access control mechanism to data sets on
> > hadoop. But there is a big gap in terms of monitoring all the data access
> > events and activities in order to securing the hadoop data platform.
> > Together with strong access control, perimeter security and data access
> > monitoring in place data in the hadoop clusters can be secured against
> > breaches. We looked around and found following:
> > Existing data activity monitoring products are designed for traditional
> > databases and data warehouse. Existing monitoring platforms cannot scale
> > out to support fast growing data and petabyte scale. Few products in the
> > industry are still very early in terms of supporting HDFS, Hive, HBase
> data
> > access monitoring.
> > As mentioned in the background, the business requirement and urgency to
> > secure the data from users with malicious intent drove eBay to invest in
> > building a real time data access monitoring solution from scratch to
> offer
> > real time alerts and remediation features for malicious data access.
> > With the power of open source distributed systems like Hadoop, Kafka and
> > much more we were able to develop a data activity monitoring system that
> > can scale, identify and stop malicious access in real time.
> > Eagle allows admins to create standard access policies and rules for
> > monitoring HDFS, Hive and HBase data. Eagle also provides out of box
> > machine learning models for modeling user profiles based on user access
> > behaviour and use the model to alert on anomalies.
> >
> > Current Status
> >
> > Meritocracy
> > Eagle has been deployed in production at eBay for monitoring billions of
> > events per day from HDFS and Hive operations. From the start; the product
> > has been built with focus on high scalability and application
> extensibility
> > in mind and Eagle has demonstrated great performance in responding to
> > suspicious events instantly and great flexibility in defining policy.
> >
> > Community
> > Eagle seeks to develop the developer and user communities during
> > incubation.
> >
> > Core Developers
> > Eagle is currently being designed and developed by engineers from eBay
> > Inc. – Edward Zhang, Hao Chen, Chaitali Gupta, Libin Sun, Jilin Jiang,
> > Qingwen Zhao, Senthil Kumar, Hemanth Dendukuri, Arun Manoharan. All of
> > these core developers have deep expertise in developing monitoring
> products
> > for the Hadoop ecosystem.
> >
> > Alignment
> > The ASF is a natural host for Eagle given that it is already the home of
> > Hadoop, HBase, Hive, Storm, Kafka, Spark and other emerging big data
> > projects. Eagle leverages lot of Apache open-source products. Eagle was
> > designed to offer real time insights into sensitive data access by
> actively
> > monitoring the data access on various data sets in hadoop and an
> extensible
> > alerting framework with a powerful policy engine. Eagle compliments the
> > existing Hadoop platform area by providing a comprehensive monitoring and
> > alerting solution for detecting sensitive data access threats based on
> > preset policies and machine learning models for user behaviour analysis.
> >
> > Known Risks
> >
> > Orphaned Products
> > The core developers of Eagle team work full time on this project. There
> is
> > no risk of Eagle getting orphaned since eBay is extensively using it in
> > their production Hadoop clusters and have plans to go beyond hadoop. For
> > example, currently there are 7 hadoop clusters and 2 of them are being
> > monitored using Hadoop Eagle in production. We have plans to extend it to
> > all hadoop clusters and eventually other data platforms. There are 10’s
> of
> > policies onboarded and actively monitored with plans to onboard more use
> > case. We are very confident that every hadoop cluster in the world will
> be
> > monitored using Eagle for securing the hadoop ecosystem by actively
> > monitoring for data access on sensitive data. We plan to extend and
> > diversify this community further through Apache. We presented Eagle at
> the
> > hadoop summit in china and garnered interest from different companies who
> > use hadoop extensively.
> >
> > Inexperience with Open Source
> > The core developers are all active users and followers of open source.
> > They are already committers and contributors to the Eagle Github project.
> > All have been involved with the source code that has been released under
> an
> > open source license, and several of them also have experience developing
> > code in an open source environment. Though the core set of Developers do
> > not have Apache Open Source experience, there are plans to onboard
> > individuals with Apache open source experience on to the project. Apache
> > Kylin PMC members are also in the same ebay organization. We work very
> > closely with Apache Ranger committers and are looking forward to find
> > meaningful integrations to improve the security of hadoop platform.
> >
> > Homogenous Developers
> > The core developers are from eBay. Today the problem of monitoring data
> > activities to find and stop threats is a universal problem faced by all
> the
> > businesses. Apache Incubation process encourages an open and diverse
> > meritocratic community. Eagle intends to make every possible effort to
> > build a diverse, vibrant and involved community and has already received
> > substantial interest from various organizations.
> >
> > Reliance on Salaried Developers
> > eBay invested in Eagle as the monitoring solution for Hadoop clusters and
> > some of its key engineers are working full time on the project. In
> > addition, since there is a growing need for securing sensitive data
> access
> > we need a data activity monitoring solution for Hadoop, we look forward
> to
> > other Apache developers and researchers to contribute to the project.
> > Additional contributors, including Apache committers have plans to join
> > this effort shortly. Also key to addressing the risk associated with
> > relying on Salaried developers from a single entity is to increase the
> > diversity of the contributors and actively lobby for Domain experts in
> the
> > security space to contribute. Eagle intends to do this.
> >
> > Relationships with Other Apache Products
> > Eagle has a strong relationship and dependency with Apache Hadoop, HBase,
> > Spark, Kafka and Storm. Being part of Apache’s Incubation community,
> could
> > help with a closer collaboration among these projects and as well as
> > others. An Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand Eagle is proposing
> > to enter incubation at Apache in order to help efforts to diversify the
> > committer-base, not so much to capitalize on the Apache brand. The Eagle
> > project is in production use already inside eBay, but is not expected to
> be
> > an eBay product for external customers. As such, the Eagle project is not
> > seeking to use the Apache brand as a marketing tool.
> >
> > Documentation
> > Information about Eagle can be found at https://github.com/eBay/Eagle.
> > The following link provide more information about Eagle
> http://goeagle.io.
> >
> > Initial Source
> > Eagle has been under development since 2014 by a team of engineers at
> eBay
> > Inc. It is currently hosted on Github.com under an Apache license 2.0 at
> > https://github.com/eBay/Eagle. Once in incubation we will be moving the
> > code base to apache git library.
> >
> > External Dependencies
> > Eagle has the following external dependencies.
> > Basic
> > •JDK 1.7+
> > •Scala 2.10.4
> > •Apache Maven
> > •JUnit
> > •Log4j
> > •Slf4j
> > •Apache Commons
> > •Apache Commons Math3
> > •Jackson
> > •Siddhi CEP engine
> >
> > Hadoop
> > •Apache Hadoop
> > •Apache HBase
> > •Apache Hive
> > •Apache Zookeeper
> > •Apache Curator
> >
> > Apache Spark
> > •Spark Core Library
> >
> > REST Service
> > •Jersey
> >
> > Query
> > •Antlr
> >
> > Stream processing
> > •Apache Storm
> > •Apache Kafka
> >
> > Web
> > •AngularJS
> > •jQuery
> > •Bootstrap V3
> > •Moment JS
> > •Admin LTE
> > •html5shiv
> > •respond
> > •Fastclick
> > •Date Range Picker
> > •Flot JS
> >
> > Cryptography
> > Eagle will eventually support encryption on the wire. This is not one of
> > the initial goals, and we do not expect Eagle to be a controlled export
> > item due to the use of encryption. Eagle supports but does not require
> the
> > Kerberos authentication mechanism to access secured Hadoop services.
> >
> > Required Resources
> >
> > Mailing List
> > •eagle-private for private PMC discussions
> > •eagle-dev for developers
> > •eagle-commits for all commits
> > •eagle-users for all eagle users
> >
> > Subversion Directory
> > •Git is the preferred source control system.
> >
> > Issue Tracking
> > •JIRA Eagle (Eagle)
> >
> > Other Resources
> > The existing code already has unit tests so we will make use of existing
> > Apache continuous testing infrastructure. The resulting load should not
> be
> > very large.
> >
> > Initial Committers
> > •Seshu Adunuthula <sadunuthula at ebay dot com>
> > •Arun Manoharan <armanoharan at ebay dot com>
> > •Edward Zhang <yonzhang at ebay dot com>
> > •Hao Chen <hchen9 at ebay dot com>
> > •Chaitali Gupta <cgupta at ebay dot com>
> > •Libin Sun <libsun at ebay dot com>
> > •Jilin Jiang <jiljiang at ebay dot com>
> > •Qingwen Zhao <qingwzhao at ebay dot com>
> > •Hemanth Dendukuri <hdendukuri at ebay dot com>
> > •Senthil Kumar <senthilkumar at ebay dot com>
> > •Tan Chen <tanchen at ebay dot com>
> >
> > Affiliations
> > The initial committers are employees of eBay Inc.
> >
> > Sponsors
> >
> > Champion
> > •Henry Saputra <hsaputra at apache dot org> - Apache IPMC member
> >
> > Nominated Mentors
> > •Owen O’Malley < omalley at apache dot org > - Apache IPMC member,
> > Hortonworks
> > •Henry Saputra <hsaputra at apache dot org> - Apache IPMC member
> > •Julian Hyde <jhyde at hortonworks dot com> - Apache IPMC member,
> > Hortonworks
> >
> > Sponsoring Entity
> > We are requesting the Incubator to sponsor this project.
> >
> >
> >
>

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