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December 5-6, 2016: Training
December 6–8, 2016: Tutorials & Conference

Apache Spark: Enterprise security for production deployments

Vinay Shukla (Hortonworks)
1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, December 8, 2016
Spark & beyond
Location: 321/322 Level: Beginner

Prerequisite Knowledge

  • Familiarity with Apache Spark

What you'll learn

  • Understand existing Spark security features, how Spark integrates with enterprise security products, and how Spark addresses enterprise security standards
  • Discover the upcoming Spark security roadmap


Spark is being deployed in production by many enterprises. With enterprise traction come enterprise security requirements and the need to meet enterprise security standards.

Vinay Shukla walks you through enterprise security requirements, provides a deep dive into Spark security features, and shows how Spark meets these enterprise security requirements. Vinay covers the entire gamut of security in Spark from Kerberos, authentication, authorization, and audit to encryption with Spark. If you want to better understand Spark security, deploy Spark securely, and meet enterprise security requirements, this session is for you.

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Vinay Shukla


Vinay Shukla is the director of product management for Spark, Zeppelin, and Agile analytics at Hortonworks. Previously, Vinay worked as a developer and security architect. Vinay has been a frequent speaker at many conferences, including Hadoop Summit, Apache Big Data, JavaOne, and Oracle World. Vinay enjoys being on a yoga mat or on a hiking trail. You can follow him on his blog.