On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 04:13:57PM +0300, Aleksander Alekseev wrote: > > > While I agree that configuring full disk encryption is not technically > > > difficult, it requires much more privileged access to the system and > > > basically requires the support of a system administrator. In addition, > > > if a volume is not available for encryption, PostgreSQL support for > > > encryption would still allow for its data to be encrypted and as others > > > have mentioned can be enabled by the DBA alone. > > > > Frankly I'm having difficulties imagining when it could be a real > > problem. It doesn't seem to be such a burden to ask a colleague for > > assistance in case you don't have sufficient permissions to do > > something. And I got a strong feeling that solving bureaucracy issues of > > specific organizations by changing PostgreSQL core in very invasive way > > (keeping in mind testing, maintaining, etc) is misguided. > > In the same time implementing a plugable storage API and then implementing > encrypted / compressed / whatever storage in a standalone extension using > this API seems to be a reasonable thing to do.
Agreed, good point. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + As you are, so once was I. As I am, so you will be. + + Ancient Roman grave inscription + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers