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Redis-powered ACL for Ruby Apps: ACLatraz

Authentication options get a lot of press these days, but there is another Auth that can still be a pain: Authorization. ACLatraz from Kriss Kowalik caught our eye because it’s inspired by *nix Access Control Lists (ACLs), powered by Redis, and has a sense of humor.

I still think that graph databased are a better fit for ACL. But if you are already running Redis, why not having a library ready for dealing with ACL. Security is critical!

Original title and link: Redis-powered ACL for Ruby Apps: ACLatraz (NoSQL databases © myNoSQL)

via: http://thechangelog.com/post/1132300045/aclatraz-redis-powered-access-control-ruby-apps