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Re: Encryption in HBase
Mohammad Tariq 2012-08-08, 19:47
Hello Michael,

       Thank you for the valuable suggestion. Could you please provide
me the the drawbacks of it?(Just out of curiosity).
Regards,
    Mohammad Tariq
On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 8:01 PM, Michael Segel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 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 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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>> 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
>> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> Will it be possible to use the compression methods to call an
>>> encryption method instead?
>>>
>>> 2012/8/8, Farrokh Shahriari <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
>>>> Thanks
>>>> How can I encrypt a cell ? Is there a special way for encryption ?
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Stack <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Farrokh Shahriari
>>>>> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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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