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From Michael Miklavcic <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Adding Apache Knox
Date Mon, 05 Nov 2018 20:43:55 GMT
+1 to adding Knox.

On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 1:39 PM Ryan Merriman <> wrote:

> I want to open a discussion around adding Apache Knox to our architecture.
> I believe there are some benefits it offers in a couple different areas:
>    1. It provides a proxy to endpoints for commonly used Hadoop-ecosystem
>    components that we use.  This would simplify our web architecture by
>    allowing clients to communicate with a single gateway.
>    2. We could delegate many of our security needs to Knox, making our REST
>    application smaller and easier to maintain.
>    3. Knox offers an SSO solution that would benefit Metron
> Does anyone agree that adding Apache Knox makes sense?  Are there other
> alternatives we should consider?
> If we do decide it is a good idea, I can see a couple features that could
> be added shortly after.  It would be nice to add our REST application as a
> service in Knox, allowing our UIs to communicate with a single endpoint.
> It would also be nice to put an SSO strategy in place and simplify
> authentication in our UIs.
> Thoughts?

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