Link Walking and Security

Cosmin Marginean cosminaru at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 04:30:18 EST 2015


Thank you Brian!

On Tuesday, 20 January 2015 at 17:45, Brian Roach wrote:

> Cosmin -
>  
> Link walking is deprecated as of Riak 2.0 and will be removed in a
> future version.
>  
> As to whether something similar will replace it, as of now I do not
> believe we have anything on the roadmap, no.
>  
> Thanks,
> - Roach
>  
>  
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> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 10:24 AM, Cosmin Marginean <cosminaru at gmail.com (mailto:cosminaru at gmail.com)> wrote:
> > (Apologies if this is a recurring topic, but I haven’t read a clear
> > statement yet in relation to this)
> >  
> > Using Riak, I sometimes feel that link walking might be a corner stone for
> > certain data modelling techniques. The Riak documentation though states
> > clearly that this is not feasible while also enabling security (another
> > cornerstone for certain business cases):
> > http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/ops/running/authz/
> >  
> > I was wondering if there’s any plans to retire link walking and replaces it
> > with something else (that *is* compatible with the security design) or if
> > there are alternatives that could help fill this gap.
> >  
> > Thanks in advance
> > Cos
> >  
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