Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Andrew Wang

Andrew Wang
Software Engineer, Cloudera

Andrew Wang is a software engineer on the HDFS team at Cloudera. Previously, he was a graduate student in the AMPLab at the University of California, Berkeley, advised by Ion Stoica, where he worked on research related to in-memory caching and quality of service. In his spare time, he enjoys going on bike rides, cooking, and playing guitar.


2:55pm–3:35pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Security & Governance
Location: 3D 04/09 Level: Intermediate
Andrew Wang (Cloudera)
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Encryption is a requirement for many business sectors dealing with confidential information. To meet these requirements, transparent, end-to-end encryption was added to HDFS. This protects data while it is in-flight and at-rest, and can be used compatibly with existing Hadoop apps. We will cover the design and implementation of transparent encryption in HDFS, as well as performance results. Read more.