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Re: Encryption in HBase
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:

> 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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