Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: database encryption
Author Jim Starkey
On 11/8/2010 11:22 AM, Dimitry Sibiryakov wrote:
> 08.11.2010 17:19, Alex Peshkoff wrote:
>> On 11/08/10 19:16, Jim Starkey wrote:
>>> On 11/8/2010 11:13 AM, Dimitry Sibiryakov wrote:
>>>> 08.11.2010 16:32, Alex Peshkoff wrote:
>>>>> Sorry - may be we can start with line encryption? :)
>>>> One question: should the line encryption work after SQZ, before SQZ or instead of
>>>> SQZ?.. The latter one seem to have some advantages...
>>> Sorry, there's been some confusion in terms. By "line encryption" I
>>> mean communication line at the protocol level.
>> Just to make sure - I too.
> Oops, I was sure that it means record-level encryption.

Record level encryption would be extremely difficult to implement, would
perform much worse than page level encryption, and would screw up
indexes beyond any reasonable conception.

Jim Starkey
Founder, NimbusDB, Inc.
978 526-1376