On 6/13/17 15:20, Stephen Frost wrote: > No, the benefit is that the database administrator can configure it and > set it up and not have to get an OS-level administrator involved. There > may also be other reasons why filesystem-level encryption is difficult > to set up or use in a certain environment, but this wouldn't depend on > anything OS-related and therefore could be done.
Let's see a proposal in those terms then. How easy can you make it, compared to existing OS-level solutions, and will that justify the maintenance overhead? Considering how ubiquitous file-system encryption is, I have my doubts that the trade-offs will come out right, but let's see. -- Peter Eisentraut http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers