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From:Johan De Meersman Date:September 27 2010 1:25pm
Subject:Re: Best encription method?
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Both have benefits.

Application level:

   - data is encrypted during transmit, too
   - processing is offloaded from your hard-to-scale database server
   - decrypt keys don't pass your database, so dba or other users can't peek

DB

   - Guaranteed consistent implementation regardless of client


Can't think of other benefits of DB-side encryption, offhand :-) I would go
for the app-side every time. Let the database worry about managing the data,
don't bother it with application stuff.


On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 3:15 PM, Vikram A <vikkiatbipl@stripped> wrote:

> Hello experts!
>
> Can i have your valuable suggestion on the following?
>
> I would like to encrypt a particular table of records.
> I hope can choose two ways,number one, application level encryption method
> choosing our own encryption algorithm and an another is database level
> encryption.
>
> my question is,  which is portable, which is consistent? or altogether the
> encryption should not degrades the performance.
>
> Note: The application is going to be across an intranet
>
> Suggestions are appreciated!
>
> Thank you in advance.
> Vikram A
>
>
>


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