[Chicago] encrypting 5gb files?

Tim Gebhardt tim at gebhardtcomputing.com
Wed Nov 26 21:32:59 CET 2008


It would be cool to have Amazon's computer army encrypt the data...
...but then you're sending the data unencrypted to the cloud :).

If it's that sensitive (which is up to Lucas to decide) then it shouldn't be
uploaded plaintext.

-Tim Gebhardt
tim at gebhardtcomputing.com

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 2:06 PM, Josh Cronemeyer
<jcroneme at thoughtworks.com>wrote:

>
> So is the data already in the cloud?  Or are you encrypting and then
> sending it up?  I don't really know much about encryption but surely you
> could write some nifty library to break files down, encrypt the chunks and
> vice versa.  It would be cool to leverage the potential for massive
> parallelism in amazon's cloud to make encrypting all that data really fast.
>
> PEACE!
> Josh Cronemeyer
>
>
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