Apache Hadoop: A Review on Security Issues and Solutions for HDFS

A deep dive into the security issues occur in HDFS structure, and the available technologies to protect it.

KahEm Chu
KahEm Chu
Dec 4, 2020 · 14 min read
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I. Introduction

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Fig. 1. Hadoop Architecture. | Source: B. Saraladevi, N. Pazhaniraja, P. V. Paul, M. S. Basha and P. Dhavachelvan, “Big Data and Hadoop-A Study in Security Perspective,” Procedia Computer Science, no. 50, pp. 596–601, 2015.

II. Available Security Tools

A. Kerberos Protocol

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Fig. 2. Kerberos Protocol | Source: P. Raj, & R. Sudipta, B. Debnath, B. Samir & K. Tai-hoon. “Large Scale Encryption in Hadoop Environment: Challenges and Solutions,” IEEE Access, pp.1–1, 2017.

B. Bull Eye Algorithm

C. Name Node Approach

D. Apache Knox

E. Apache Ranger

F. Apache Sentry

III. Comparison

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TABLE I. Comparison of the functions of security solutions

IV. Discussion

V. Conclusion

References

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Passionate in Data Science Path. Currently studying Data Science and Analytics in USM, and wish to share some of my works here =]

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