Link Walking and Security

José Ghislain Quenum jose.quenum at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 21 06:07:21 EST 2015


Then,
where can one find pointers or documentation about alternative design to
link walking?
Regards,
José

On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 11:30 AM, Cosmin Marginean <cosminaru at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 10:24 AM, Cosmin Marginean <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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