Posts from November 2014

State of computer security remains dismal, as evidenced by the lengths Bitcoin users must go through to secure their digital assets.
Custom consistency models, which differ on how weak they are, are no good if they can't outperform strong consistency.
It's time to secure data in NoSQL databases with strong guarantees, at fine granularity, and with low overhead. Macaroons, from Google, are designed for this purpose. This post shows have Macaroons can be used in HyperDex to secure NoSQL data.
HyperDex 1.5.0 release, with authorization