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From "Owen O'Malley" <>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (GIRAPH-37) Implement Netty-backed rpc solution
Date Mon, 19 Sep 2011 20:59:57 GMT
On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 6:10 PM, Dmitriy Ryaboy <> wrote:
> Note that finagle is not thrift specific. It's rpc protocol agnostic.
> We can make a finagle-hadooprpc connector. Granted, the thrift
> implementation is pretty hardened. Actually the fact that finagle is
> independent of rpc frework may be another reason to use it -- flip
> between hadooprpc and thrift depending on whether you want performance
> or security.

I think pulling the security out of Giraph would be a mistake. (Big
surprise, huh?)

On the other hand, the current mechanism is just a shared secret with
digest-md5, which isn't that hard to implement in other schemes.

-- Owen

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