On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 6:10 PM, Dmitriy Ryaboy <dmit...@twitter.com> wrote: > Note that finagle is not thrift specific. It's rpc protocol agnostic. > We can make a finagle-hadooprpc connector. Granted, the thrift > implementation is pretty hardened. Actually the fact that finagle is > independent of rpc frework may be another reason to use it -- flip > between hadooprpc and thrift depending on whether you want performance > or security.
I think pulling the security out of Giraph would be a mistake. (Big surprise, huh?) On the other hand, the current mechanism is just a shared secret with digest-md5, which isn't that hard to implement in other schemes. -- Owen