If you’ve worked as a DBA or data engineer, then you’ve likely had to deal with data access requests. These basic data requests can go from quick requests to endless data access requests that bog down entire data teams.
This has been heavily driven by the fact that companies want to be data-driven. Meaning an ever increasing list of end-users from analysts and product managers and external customers who have access via data sharing.
Back when I worked at Facebook we saw several iterations of security.
When I first started, if there was data that was considered sensitive, we had to create two tables. One normal table and a second called “table_name_sensitive”. This was because we were using Presto and an internal version of HDFS which meant we were constantly having to build out our security support.
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