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From Don Bosco Durai <bo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Discuss] Phasing support for DB audit
Date Wed, 23 Mar 2016 05:52:49 GMT

I suggest that we provide utility to migrate audits from DB to Solr. We also need to ensure
that upgrade instructions are clear.



On 3/8/16, 12:19 PM, "Balaji Ganesan" <bganesan@apache.org> wrote:

>All, any concerns with the proposed approach?
>On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 12:25 PM, Balaji Ganesan <bganesan@apache.org> wrote:
>> All,
>> As I had spoken with some of you offline, I would want to propose phasing
>> out support for storing audit in database as part of next major release.
>> Currently Ranger supports the following methods for storing audit data
>> 1. Database
>> 2. HDFS
>> 3. Solr
>> 4. Log4j custom appender
>> The Ranger UI can currently read from both the database and Solr. Moving
>> forward, I would propose to remove database support for audit and keep only
>> Solr as the source of audit for Ranger UI. Users can still send their audit
>> to HDFS as well as Log4j
>> The proposal would involve removing audit to DB related configuration as
>> well removal of any code related to storing audit in the database.
>> I wanted to start this thread to discuss this proposal and understand
>> concerns/questions.
>> -Balaji

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