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Re: MariaDB encryption
How are clients (command line, GUI clients, phpMyAdmin, whatever) supposed
to deal with encrypted data? Will the 'mysql' client, the C-API and other
connectors be expanded with features to handle it?
-- Peter Laursen
On Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 5:17 AM, Colin Charles <colin@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Jonas,
> (same Jonas we know from NDBCLUSTER? :-) Good to see you again)
> On 6 Jun 2014, at 02:31, Jonas Oreland <jonaso@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > I read this blog post
> > and wanted to inform you that we at Google has developed
> on-disk/block-level encryption for Innodb, aria (as used by temporary
> tables), binlogs and temp-files.
> > The code is not yet published, but we expect it to be within a few weeks
> or so.
> > We (of course?) think that it would be better if you instead of
> developing new code
> > spent the time testing/reviewing ours.
> > I'm happy to answer questions on the topic,
> > and will let you know once we've published it.
> This is great news!
> From what I gather, from Monty's blog post (and a 1:1 we had some time
> back), this is something done by a partner/external company that has a
> mostly OSS solution, that we should integrate into 10.1
> That said, Google's release of something that works for InnoDB, Aria,
> binlogs, temp files (and presumably not too hard to add for MyISAM) is
> something we should definitely review and target for 10.1
> Is there more coming out in a few weeks, i.e. another big Google patch
> planned? Or just this feature? I think it'd be great to coordinate, and get
> this into Jira, as these are great tasks for 10.1 and will be a positive
> differentiator going forward
> Thanks again for the wonderful news
> > /Jonas
> > ps.
> > Ian talked about this at percona,
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