Securing Starburst Enterprise #

Learn how to safeguard your data with Starburst Enterprise platform (SEP)’s security toolkit in this training video presented by one of our founders, Dain Sundstrom. For your convenience, we’ve divided the video training course up into topic sections, and provided links to the relevant parts of our documentation below.

Introduction #

  • SEP security process
  • What to secure
  • Preparing: Verifying HTTP

Running time: ~11 min.

Client to server encryption #


Running time: ~19 min.

Authentication and authorization in SEP #


Running time: ~34 min.

Securing SEP’s internal communications and management endpoints #

Documentation for the material covered in this section is found here.

  • Securing the Starburst cluster itself
  • Shared secret
  • Internal HTTPS
  • Secrets management
  • Management endpoints

Running time: ~16 min.

Hive catalog security #

We recommend the following additional reading, which covers enabling SEP’s powerful role-based global access control:

While we strongly recommend implementing global access control, you can still secure Hive at the catalog level if your particular situation makes that necessary. Documentation covering the various options for securing Hive at the catalog level can be found as follows:

  • Authorization
  • Metastore authentication
  • HDFS authentication
  • Kerberos debugging
  • S3 authentication
  • Google Cloud authentication

Running time: ~18 min.