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Zookeeper Security

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The metadata stored in ZooKeeper is such that only brokers will be able to modify the corresponding znodes, but znodes are world readable. The rationale beh...

SSL Encryption

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Encryption solves the problem of the man in the middle (MITM) attack. That’s because your packets, while being routed to your destination, travel your networ...

Apache Kafka Security

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Apache Kafka is an internal middle layer enabling your back-end systems to share real-time data feeds with each other through Kafka topics. With a standard ...

SASL and GSSAPI

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SASL and GSSAPI SASL and GSSAPI are frameworks that various authentication providers can be plugged into. People wishing to use Kerberos authentication in a...