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Companies With Secure Hadoop Clusters

While strong authentication with kerberos is added in Hadoop as early as in 2011, only few companies have enabled security in Hadoop clusters. It is quite surprising that some large and famous companies have not bothered to enable…

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Books related to Hadoop Security

While there are many online sources for Hadoop security topics (like this site), books help in understanding the topic with focus. There are not many books written on this topic. Here, I am listing afew books that I…

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Primer on Security in a Data System

For any system, there multiple aspects to security. Hadoop related projects solve these security concerns differently using different frameworks and libraries. But overall, they all try to address these common security concerns in varying degrees. Some of these…

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Service Authorization in Hadoop

Hadoop as we know, consists of HDFS and Yarn as sub components. There is Hadoop Core (common) which is a common library shared by HDFS and Yarn. While HDFS and Yarn has its own specific resource specific access…

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