Robin Schumacher describes the new security features added to Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise:
This article will concentrate on the new internal authentication and
authorization (or permission management) features that are part of both open
source Cassandra as well as DataStax Enterprise. Authentication deals with
validating incoming user connections to a database cluster, whereas
authorization concerns itself with what a logged in user can do inside a
I’m happy to see NoSQL databases entering the space of security as this would ease their way inside enterprises. But I fear a bit the moment when the marketing message will change from “it’s too early to provide security features” to “the first enterprise grade NoSQL database”.
Original title and link: A Quick Tour of Internal Authentication and Authorization Security in DataStax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra ( ©myNoSQL)